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Based on 7 Reviews
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  • 30
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The proceedings quickly degenerate into deafening video game-style fiery mayhem featuring endless explosions and depictions of human combatants melted into anguished looking skeletons. show more

  • 38

    The main takeaway from War of the Worlds Goliath is that such a yearning still burns in some folks. If its articulation here were more compelling, it might have struck me as stirring rather than merely odd. show more

  • 50
    Chris Klimek The Dissolve

    Director Joe Pearson (who also has a mysterious “created by” credit) and screenwriter David Abramowitz have ginned up a fan-fiction-y premise that suggests much more apocalyptic fun than it ultimately delivers. show more

  • 50
    Michael Nordine Village Voice

    Like a feature-length Saturday morning cartoon with dashes of violence so graphic you'd swear you'd just stepped into Ralph Bakshi's Wizards. Which isn't to say that Goliath is good so much as compellingly weird on occasion. show more

  • 40
    Neil Genzlinger The New York Times

    Considering that the fate of humankind is at stake, War of the Worlds: Goliath is remarkably uninvolving. show more

  • 40
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    Rote character writing, voicing and animation devalue the more impressive design elements of Joe Pearson’s long-aborning project. show more

  • 20
    Martin Tsai Los Angeles Times

    War of the Worlds: Goliath is just a few cereal commercials shy of a pointlessly cartoon marathon — violent, messily drawn and lifelessly dragging. show more

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