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  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The documentary isn't particularly thrilling, or even very informative, but it's almost certain to lower your blood pressure for 83 minutes. show more

  • 100
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    Deep Blue is pure bliss. This documentary about ocean life in all its forms achieves its own tidal pull with visual marvels that conjure a Darwinian delirium. show more

  • 88
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    A riveting and sobering way to spend a Saturday afternoon. show more

  • 75
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    In terms of pure visual scope, Deep Blue might be one of the best IMAX films never created for the IMAX screen. show more

  • 50
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    A beautiful but empty-headed documentary. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This stunningly photographed documentary captures extraordinary images of ocean-based life. show more

  • 83
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Full of splendidly shot wonders. show more

  • 75
    Bill White Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Stunningly beautiful film. show more

  • 90
    Jonathan Holland Variety

    Jaw-dropping, sumptuous visuals, a lush George Fenton score, state-of-the-art technology and some of the oddest creatures ever seen without recourse to artificial stimulants. show more

  • 80
    Melissa Levine Dallas Observer

    For all of its turgid self-importance, its anthropocentric theater of classical music and sound effects, Deep Blue is a gorgeous film with scene after scene of incredible footage. show more

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