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Brief movie reviews: 'I Origins,' 'Siddharth,' 'Cannibal' and 'Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed'
Michael Pitt stars as a celebrated scientist, and Brit Marling plays his new lab student in “I Origins.” Would a world-renowned molecular biologist devote his life to disproving a logical fallacy? In "I Origins," Michael Pitt plays Ian, a celebrated scientist seeking proof that the mammalian eye is not evidence of divine design but a ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
Flix: 'I Origins' an intelligent, beautifully shot film
OPENS Friday in Houston at the Sundance Cinema, Edwards Grand Palace and Cinemark Tinseltown 22 in The Woodlands.
Michael Pitt and Mike Cahill on science vs. faith in sci-fi flick “I Origins”
When Michael Pitt first heard the elaborate science-fiction tale that would become "I Origins," he was so captivated he believed it was a true story.
The disappointing "I Origins" should've been satirical
If I Origins was a satire about the modern creep of hipster condescension into every faux-thoughtful, appropriated cinematic aphorism it could find, it would be a masterwork.
The Georgia Straight
I Origins lacks focus
Michael Pitt is a grad-student scientist and Brit Marling is his tomboyish new lab assistant in writer-director Mike Cahill's awkwardly titled I Origins.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Red Eye Chicago
Michael Pitt and Mike Cahill talk 'I Origins'
Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt co-starred as brilliant, disturbed teenagers in 2002's "Murder by Numbers."
Review: 'I Origins', a Dazzling Look at Faith through the Lens of Science
NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Sundance Film Festival. I Origins is in theaters now in limited release, expanding on July 25th.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
I ORIGINS Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Steven Yeun, Archie Panjabi, Cara Seymour, Kashish Directed by Mike Cahill "The eyes are the windows to the soul."
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Fox crosses $3b in worldwide box office grosses
Over the last decade, major Hollywood studios have hurried to build a fleet of franchise films, push them into international waters and bet that the export to distant shores will return the fresh riches of eager moviegoers who don't mind dubbed-over voices scattered amid triumphant, digital action scenes.
Specialty B.O.: 'Boyhood's' Big Shoulders Continue To Dominate In Second Week
Boyhood continued to muscle into the Specialty Box Office in its second frame amid an expansion, even while the weekend's newcomers showed mixed numbers.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
'I Origins' gives the trope of 'Don't play God' a fresh twist
"Thou shalt not play God" is one of the oldest tropes in drama. "I Origins" gives it a fresh twist.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Why Movies Rely on Science to Get to Spirituality
In 1985, the famous "Afghan Girl" photograph appeared on the cover of National Geographic .
Limited Releases: I Wish I Were Watching a Limited Release
It is a really bad weekend for limited releases. There are a dozen films on this week's list, but the best-reviewed release is Alive Inside , which is earning 64% positive reviews .
In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Purge: Anarchy,' 'Sex Tape' and More
What THR's critics are saying about the horror sequel and the raunchy Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel comedy, plus Disney sequel "Planes: Fire & Rescue" and Zach Braff dramedy "Wish I Was Here."
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Specialty Preview: Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here'...
Last weekend Richard Linklater made a Specialty box office splash with the 2nd highest screen average of the year with Boyhood .
National Public Radio
'I Origins': There's More Than One 'I' In 'Ridiculous'
In I Origins , Michael Pitt plays a molecular biologist who becomes emotionally and philosophically entranced by free-spirited "Sofi" and her speckled eyes.
'I Origins' star Steven Yeun loves Reddit science stories
Steven Yeun says he was drawn to the big-screen drama I Origins because he loves science and was dying to work with writer-director Mike Cahill.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Michael Pitt talks about the human story at the heart of his sci-fi movie 'I Origins'
Actor Michael Pitt says writer-director Mike Cahill helped him stay focused on the human story at the center of their new science-fiction drama I Origins .
Interview: Mike Cahill & Michael Pitt Dissect "I Origins"
This sequel to the 2011 "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" is thoughtful, brutal, and operatically committed to its premise.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Mike Cahill and cast discuss the making of 'I Origins'
In I Origins , filmmaker Mike Cahill takes on iris biometrics. In New York City, the filmmaker and four actors from the movie met to talk about their characters and the upcoming film.