The Time Traveler's Wife Reviews

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September 12, 2017
But I should say, if you take out the part about the dumb premise, the acting is quite good--it almost makes you forget you're watching the big screen version of the tv show "Quantum Leap."
February 18, 2012
November 18, 2011
That the actors can pull off such Oprah-friendly, sci-fi-inflected sap and keep straight faces is the most fantastic thing about this loopy love story.
April 4, 2011
The movie also introduces the concept of time-traveling fetuses, yet we're never treated to this in any visual way.
February 10, 2010
You can constantly feel The Time Traveler's Wife reaching for emotional depth, yet it never gets there.
February 6, 2010
With a dash of Benjamin Button and Back to the Future, this existential travelogue with supersized erotic separation anxiety issues, may leave viewers not in the mood for long distance time travel, simply with a case of lingering jet lag.
February 3, 2010
I kept doing what every fantasy should never allow one to do--question it every step of the way.
November 5, 2009
Bana and McAdams do share a pleasant chemistry, but can never quite trump the dull and earnest nature of the material they are working with here.
November 4, 2009
I don't think the book is a masterpiece but the film is just plain disappointing.
November 4, 2009
Without any notion of what type of film it wants to be, The Time Traveller's Wife is neither funny nor charming, moving nor romantic.
September 9, 2009
I think the time travel is a metaphor for relationship problems, so it explored that. I just would have rather seen a time travel movie.
September 9, 2009
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August 29, 2009
Time travel trips up this Wife.
August 27, 2009
Good cast plus weak script equals so-so movie.
August 21, 2009
The movie moves fast, as though to distract you from these shortcomings and the nearly total absence of logic.
August 19, 2009
You've got one obnoxious romance.
August 19, 2009
If you positively drenched Kurt Vonnegut's novel Slaughterhouse Five in goo, you might get something like The Time Traveler's Wife.
August 19, 2009
Wears on one's wits with its senseless hokum and dour melodramatics.
August 18, 2009
By the end, I finally cared about Henry and Clare. But I wish the filmmakers had pulled me in about an hour and a half sooner.
August 18, 2009
Buy the book.
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