The People's Review of Bicentennial Man
score = 90
I have few words to comment this marvelous film.It's great, it's story was
excelent and I would like to congratulate the writer of the film, but from
this writing because I'm far from the USA, I'm from Argentina and it would
be a bit difficult.Well, congratulations and I hope you continue doing this
type of films. Bye.
score = 100
Boy, was I blown away. This was a great movie! It tells a very good,
touching story. More than anything, it shows spirit, and is very uplifting.
This is much better than any action/ adventure type that they spend way too
much on. This type of movie sticks with you and inspires. Robin Williams did
a very good job.
score = None
This may not be a fair review as I am dealing with the impending death of my Mother and I
went to see the movie hoping for a couple of hours of comic relief as the previews
indicate. This was NOT a fun movie with the exceptions of a few momments thrown in
here and there. 2 1/2 hrs of slow moving boredom and 4 people on their death beds
did not relieve any of the boredom. This is not what I expected of a Robin Williams film
although his charactor did come through a few times. Like I said due to my state of
mind this may not be a fair review but even on a good day I would feel cheated.
score = 100
without a doubt one of the best movies i have ever seen! Saw on Friday night and still
thinking about it on Tuesday. exactly what a movie is supposed to do. tell you a story and
score = 90
I don't understand some of you critics sometimes. I've been going to
movies that you give mediocre or bad ratings to lately because I've found
that I've enjoyed those movies the most. Bicentennialman is a great
movie depicting a characters struggle to gain something that we all take for
granted life and our basic beings as humans. Talk about originality
too, this show was all about taking chances. Robin Williams once again
shows us why he is one of the most prolific actors of all time... one
question, is it true that this man has never won an oscar?! Somebody
needs to fix that!
score = 100
One of the best movies that I have seen in a while. Robin Williams is
great and in my opinion deserves an Oscar for his performance. A must
see, but be warned that this is a two tissue box movie for the ladies.
score = 60
I thought this movie was a lot better than stuart little. it was so
good and i thoguht it was a lot betetr than i thought it would be. i
liked it a lot.
Worth seeing. I think the rating system above is crap. If I were Robyn
Williams and looked in at this page I would be more than discouraged; what a
load of bull. Is that he best the 'reviewers' can do? Rate it as a matinee
movie? They'll be sucking mint julips in a retirement home before he does.
As a kid I usually opted for a Sci Fi book during free reading time at
school and strangely, many of the books I read, and feelings I felt from
them, I'm now seeing in film with my kids. Bicentenial Man (the movie) was
about as good as anyone could portray the book. You need imagination to be
hooked into Sci Fi (some could see it becoming fact), so, no 'reality only'
heads please; go watch a war documentary or something else completely
retrospective. I sadly feel though, that Isaac Asimov missed some of the
truths about life and death because of a lack of understanding about the
true creator of the universe, and his Son. I also feel sorry for the person
'unknown' above, with a dying mother. May be some consideration of aspects
of matters in Bicentennial Man could have prepared him for such (or even
better, the bible).
This is a stunning and poignant film. We took the whole family, and
with the exception of the very young children, we all enjoyed it. The
only jarring note was the intrusion of the microphone into various shots,
even the most tender and sensitive scenes. With such an investment
into the sets, costumes and acting, it's hard to imagine how the director
allowed such a blatant error to happen and indeed repeat throughout the
film! Yet, the story is compelling. The essence of
"humanness" is discovered through emotions, creation,
ownership, freedom and even death. It's a movie that makes you think
and feel. Surprising that the protagonist--an android--is more capable
of reminding us of the real value of human life than the "human"
heroes in most current films.
score = 80
Very nice movie. Worth seeing. Could've been better though. See, the
whole movie is about the search for humanity. The first half of the
moive did a find job in developing the story and giving its message.
But the ending is kind of naive: a robot standing in front of a committee
asking for the recognition of his humanity. In reality, it's not
likely to happen. Think about it. A group of congressmen, scholars,
doctors, lawyers open up a committee to listen to what a robot has to say
about humanity? Give me a break! They won't even allow the robot
to stand in the commitee. If they did, that means they already treat
the robot as a human being. His humanity is recognized. And the
whole trial thing is a jok! Instead, I think the better ending would
be: druing his search for humanity, he finally realised that, in order to
become a total human -- emotionally, and physically -- he has to accept to
consequence, the price is death! So he finally transforms all his
body parts into biological. Marry his lover and dying old together ---
score = 100
Its about time we got some real SF instead of the ongoing populus all but
soap opera crap. Three chears for Isaac Asimov and those who were
involved in making his story come to life. This movie (as the book)
showed real depth and an exelent acting job by Robin Williams. After
all you try and show emotions while still keeping the persona of a robot!
Martin from Australia.
score = 70
Bicentenial man as an out of this world movie made me question myself,
what if it will really happen someday.
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