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The New World

(2005)

Rated PG-13 for some intense battle sequences.

PG-13 In Theaters 12/25/2005 , 149min.
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Critic score based on 38 reviews

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November 04, 2009
Smilebkatya
The New World is a captivating movie with many silent features that curve the mind and touch inner feelings. The connection to music and emotion are plentiful and realistic presentation heartfelt. The emotional connection between character and self are strong; strong enough to require constant focus on meaning and intent. Artistic impression and historical recreations are abundant throughout.

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Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
A work of breathtaking imagination, less a movie than a mode of transport, and in every sense a masterpiece. Full Review
Dana Stevens
Slate
The New World takes a shopworn American myth--and runs it through the Malick-izer, making it feel rich, strange, and new. In so doing, the film takes wild liberties with historical accuracy. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
The New World is beautiful and lyrical and, except for the ill-advised voiceovers, a treat for more than one of the senses. Full Review
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
If only the showmanship were equal to the scholarship. As beautiful as the film is (despite notable variations in the quality of the cinematography), it is also sluggish, underdramatized after that initial suspense, and for the most part emotionally remote. Full Review
Keith Phipps
The Onion (A.V. Club)
However complicated the historical issues at play, the poetic introspection that consumes The New World's characters could only take place in a Terrence Malick movie. But, here at least, history and lyrical drift go together surprisingly well. Full Review

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