This movie is a blast and delivers what most audiences crave: a good time at the movies.
Villeneuve set out to make a sci-fi spectacle on an enormous scale, and he succeeds.
An undemanding summer blockbuster that should satisfy those looking for a way to beat the heat for a couple of hours.
The progressive message elevates this kid-friendly entertainment into something far more meaningful.
The film is flashy in all the right ways, its dreamy and dazzling costumes punctuated with spirited and elaborate staging and set pieces.