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Life of Pi Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

See it glasses on, volume down. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    79

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Meticulous care is evident in every aspect of the film. All three actors playing Pi are outstanding.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Mr. Lee's film is stronger as a visual experience - especially in 3-D - than an emotional one, but it has a final plot twist that may also change what you thought you knew about the ancient art of storytelling.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Lee's bigger theme isn't God or survival, but the awesome adventure of making the imaginary visible, the adventure of making movies.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    A spectacular high-seas epic that employs technology brilliantly and underscores the power of a vividly told story.

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