90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Truly transporting film.
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80

Chicago Reader

The 3-D effect is fun: during a thrilling launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, hurtling debris cracks the camera lens, and I found myself checking my goggles for damage.
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80

L.A. Weekly

By Ron Stringer
You may as well watch the movie too, if only so that another of life's astonishing possibilities won't have entirely passed you by.
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80

Village Voice

By Dennis Lim
You're paying for the view, and it's truly breathtaking.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The film is a vertiginous experience of hanging 350 kilometres above the Earth.
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75

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Worthwhile IMAX look at the ways nations cooperated to build Space Station Destiny, and what they hope to achieve.
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75

Chicago Tribune

The film's greatest moments take place in space. There, words are unnecessary, the images transfixing.
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75

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
This is what IMAX was made for: Strap on a pair of 3-D goggles, shut out the real world, and take a vicarious voyage to the last frontier -- space.
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The film is sponsored by Lockheed Martin with the cooperation of NASA, both of which are deeply involved in the development of the ISS, so it's not surprising that none of the questions that have swirled around this project -- like, who'll foot the bill if any one country defaults on its contribution? -- are answered, or even addressed.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Yet it fails to enchant for a reason that might not be fair, but that's just how it is: We've seen outer space simulated so well in sci-fi movies that the real thing seems like old stuff.
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69 out of 100
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