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Visitors Review

  • Release Date: Jan 24, 2014
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 27 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Godfrey Reggio

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

  • 4.0
    63

    out of 100

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

  • 20

    out of 100

    Village Voice Calum Marsh

    Koyaanisqatsi was a marvel of smeared and kaleidoscopic light; Visitors is a dull etch of digital blacks and grays.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    In practice this mélange of imagery is aimed more at the inside of Reggio's head than anywhere else. Unless you are able to get on his quasi-experimental wavelength, a dicey proposition at best, Visitors will miss your solar plexus entirely and instead put you right to sleep. With one exception.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bill Stamets

    Non-narrative films can be opaque in deep ways. Visitors slips into pseudo-profundity. That said, I’d see it again.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Time slows to a near-standstill as the film peers into humanity’s troubled soul, glimpsed through the individual faces, which sometimes appear to be studying us as intently as we are studying them.

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