Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Friday 22nd November 2019 - 20:25:53

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Movies > Sci-Fi > Tomorrowland review

« Ruahine Port - Golden Trout Feijoa Port reviewRuahine Port - Golden Trout Feijoa PortHow to Train Your Dragon 2 reviewHow to Train Your Dragon 2 »

Score: 8.3/10  [1 review]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 6422 - Tomorrowland
Directed by Brad Bird

Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Walt Disney Studios (NZ)

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
in Cinemas from 28th May 2015

Tomorrowland product reviews

A former boy genius (George Clooney) and a gifted teenager (Britt Robertson) set out on a dangerous mission to unearth the secrets of "Tomorrowland," an enigmatic location caught between time and space.

Check out Walt Disney Studios (NZ) onlineClick here to see all the listings for Walt Disney Studios (NZ) Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel

belief   brad bird   britt robertson   disney   george clooney   hugh laurie   imagination   judy greer   raffey cassidy   tomorrowland
Other listings you may be interested in:
Tarzan 2Tarzan 2
Rating: 8.3
The Day the Earth Stood Still - 2008The Day the Earth Stood Still - 2008
Rating: 8.5
Dorian GrayDorian Gray
Rating: 8.8
Something Unknown is Doing We Don't Know WhatSomething Unknown is Doing We Don't Know What
Rating: 8.8
The Blind SideThe Blind Side
Rating: 9.0
The PossessionThe Possession
Rating: 7.0
Rating: 7.5
Are We Officially Dating?Are We Officially Dating?
Rating: 6.4
Monsters, Inc.Monsters, Inc.
Rating: 9.5
The Legend of TarzanThe Legend of Tarzan
Rating: 9.3
Why Him?Why Him?
Rating: 9.3
Berlin SyndromeBerlin Syndrome
Rating: 5.8
A Monster CallsA Monster Calls
Rating: 10.0

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of alexmoulton

Review by: alexmoulton (Alex)
Dated: 26th of May, 2015

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 8.3/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 7 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 9 out of 10
Score 7 out of 10
Special Effects:
Score 10 out of 10

I was quite surprised to find that when I received my tickets to the advanced screening of this film, that I received it in the form of a pin. A novel approach, that saves me having to carry around a rather obsolete cardboard movie ticket, and is actually an integral plot device within the film. I am unsure whether other movie goers will be provided with a pin to commemorate their purchase of a ticket, but it would certainly be a nice touch.

As for the film, I will be honest and say that the trailer provided me with a slight misconception towards the events of the film. I was under the impression that the film would largely be located in "Tomorrowland", but I found that it occurred much much later in the film. It is safe to say that the title of the film "Tomorrowland" is more of a red herring, as the film uses the location to focus on another, more immediate, environment.

In fact the entire personality of the character that George Clooney portrays was highly unexpected. The negative vibes that his character gave off were surprisingly convincing, and made me question his role in the film. Nearly every expectation that I had for this film was incorrect. And that is one of the reasons why I enjoyed the film. Every time it goes against what you expect, it grabs your attention. You are suddenly hit with the need to re-evaluate what you have watched and try to comprehend a reason for the event to unfold the way that it did. Athena, however, was a delightful character, full of surprises, although she very much appears to be pulled from another franchise.

Visually, the film was stunning, and the imagination and depth to "Tomorrowland" was exceptional. Although the differences in the reality and perception did raise a few questions in my mind. It did remind me a lot of the Batman "Dark Knight" movie in the way that, the number of people were sparse in places; certain areas that I expected to be full of people, were empty.

The main question of the film considers what are the consequences of knowing the exact moment of your own demise, and puts it into a context that almost moves the film out of science fiction, and into reality. It brings up the major problem in our educational, political, and economical systems, and reminds the viewer of the real options, and the effects of those options; the conflict between the two views of an impending doom, and limitless possibilities.

This film raised issues that I personally feel a connection with, but I don't think it was used in the most efficient way to portray it, purely as I had too many unanswered questions at the end. It did however make me think about the effect of negativity as a potential barrier to progress, and that is rather a mature theme for a film targeted at the general audiences. So good job.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Movies'...

Score: 7.8
Product reviews for listing 4302: Corpse Bride
Director: Tim Burton and Mike Johnson

Product image for Corpse BrideSet in a 19th century European village, this stop-motion, animated feature follows the story of Victor, a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride, Victoria, waits bereft in the land of the living.

Though life in the Land of the Dead proves to be a lot more colourful than his strict Victorian upbringing, Victor learns that there is nothing in this world, or the next, that can keep him away from his one true love.

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose."
Andy Rooney (1919 - )

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream