Top Critics Gave New Matt Damon ‘Hereafter’ Movie Positive Reviews
Top critics gave new Matt Damon ‘Hereafter’ movie positive reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new supernatural/drama, Matt Damon branded flick “Hereafter” into theaters today,and the top movie critics seem to be pretty impressed with it,giving it mostly As and Bs across the board. The movie stars: Matt Damon, Cecile de France, Frankie McLaren, George McLaren, Jay Mohr, and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Ty Burr at the Boston Globe gave it a B rating. He said, “serenely, even masterfully eccentric.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it an A. He stated, “Sometimes a major screenwriter’s missteps become exacerbated by a major director’s dogged, determined house style.”
Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a C. He said, “Sometimes a major screenwriter’s missteps become exacerbated by a major director’s dogged, determined house style.” Lisa Schwarzbaum at Entertainment Weekly gave it a B-. He stated, “directed with an uncharacteristic lack of a center.”
Chris Cabin at Filmcritic.com gave it a B. He said, “less about understanding our final destination than how we map out our own course to arrive there.” Kirk Honeycutt at the Hollywood Reporter gave it an A-. He said, “Eastwood has made a movie that shakes up the whole notion of what studio movies can be.”
Kyle Smith at the New York Post gave it a C. He stated, “The movie drags, yet it feels like it’s missing an hour.” A.O. Scott at the New York Times gave it an A. He said, “it has the power to haunt the skeptical, to mystify the credulous and to fascinate everyone in between.”
James Berardinelli at Reelviews gave it a B. He said, “Hereafter is not the best focused of motion pictures, but it features wonderful, nuanced performances by the leads.” Peter Travers at Rolling Stone gave it a B. He said, “haunting.”
Mick LaSalle at the San Francisco Chronicle gave it an A. He said, “Notice how every shot communicates something precise, whether it’s plot detail or a thought or emotion.” Claudia Puig at USA Today gave it an A-. She said, “A meditation on mortality, the movie deftly interweaves the stories of three people in different countries, who have in common their exploration of death and the mysteries surrounding it.”