Voyagers

critic Reviews

, 27% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • It has a game cast and a premise ripe with potential, but Voyagers drifts in familiar orbit rather than fully exploring its intriguing themes.
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    Jake WilsonThe Age (Australia)
    This curious but engaging parable has its own speculative side, grounded mostly in the soft sciences: sociology, for instance, with a hint of the nature-or-nurture debate.
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    Lindsey BahrAssociated Press
    It's the kind of premise that you can imagine would have been better served by a limited series with time to get to know and like at least some of the characters so that there are some stakes.
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    Josh KupeckiAustin Chronicle
    It's a lazy film, one whose future will most likely live on in mediocre undergraduate term papers. Oh, the humanity.
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    David FearRolling Stone
    You want it to be a little more cosmic-sloppy, more hormonal, more unbridled. It needs more WWLCD: What Would Larry Clark Do?
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    Christy LemireRogerEbert.com
    But despite the familiar nature of the themes writer/director Neil Burger is exploring, his film still offers plenty of tension and his trademark visual panache.
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    Peter TraversABC News
    Despite an intriguing premise that suggests a "Lord of the Flies" in space, this thriller about young hotties playing astronauts quickly devolves into a dud that never makes sense of its borrowed convictions or any sense at all.
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    Mike McGranaghanAisle Seat
    If only the movie stayed with its premise, it would be a lot better than it is. Voyagers unfortunately strays from it on a regular basis.
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    Edwin ArnaudinAsheville Movies
    A slick sci-fi thriller that makes engaging use of prominent themes from Burger's prolific past decade.
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    Bill NewcottThe Saturday Evening Post
    It's frankly a tough sell to accept social moralizing from a gang of Barbie and Ken clones. Not surprisingly, the film works best when it settles into being a straight-up outer space adventure yarn, briskly paced and lushly envisioned.
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    Robert DenersteinDenerstein Unleashed
    Intermittent moments of tension can be found, but the movie's desire to see what happens when characters are freed from restraints never feels dangerous, edgy, or fresh enough to find new life.
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