New Tomorrowland movie got mostly positive reviews from top critics. Walt Disney Pictures released their new adventure/fantasy flick, “Tomorrowland,” into theaters today, May 22nd, and all the reviews are in from the top movie critics. It turns out that most of them did indeed like it, giving it an overall 61 score out of a possible 100 across 43 reviews at

The movie stars: George Clooney, Judy Greer, Tim McGraw, Hugh Laurie, Kathryn Hahn, Thomas Robinson, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy and Keegan-Michael Key. We’ve added blurbs from a few of the critics, below.

Todd McCarthy at The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a great 90 score, saying: “All hands on both sides of the camera do outstanding work. Clooney seems to be enjoying himself thoroughly as the old grump whose creative flame hasn’t been entirely extinguished, but it falls more to Robertson to carry the film, which she does with great energy and appeal.”

Bian Truitt at USA Today, gave it a 75 grade, stating: ” A spectacular ride for most of it, and while you’re a little let down at the end, you kind of want to jump back on and do it all over again.”

Mick LaSalle from the San Francisco Chronicle, gave it a 75 score. He stated: “The movie is saying something worth hearing about the place the future holds, the concept and promise of it, in human existence. It’s an attempt to wrest that vision from the narrow fantasies of doom-peddling action filmmakers. That’s an attempt worth making.”

Christopher Borrelli from the Chicago Tribune, gave it a 75 score, saying: “At times Tomorrowland plays like such a throwback to those sweetly naive, low-rent, live-action Disney matinees of the ’60s and ’70s, George Clooney is like a Fred MacMurray with gravitas, gruff and grizzle, predictably warming up to a young dreamer (a terrific Britt Robertson) of cheer and vision.”

Matt Zoller Seitz at, gave it a 75 score, saying: ” If you treat Tomorrowland mainly as an immense cinematic theme park that unveils a new “ride” every few minutes—just as Bird’s last feature, “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” was mainly a series of action scenes—its weaker aspects won’t be deal-breakers.”

Inkoo Kang at TheWrap, gave it a 65 score, stating: “Tomorrowland is a globe-trotting, time-traveling caper whose giddy visual whimsies and exuberant cartoon violence are undermined by a coy mystery that stretches as long as the line for “Space Mountain” on a hot summer day.”

Peter Travers at Rolling Stone, gave it a 63 grade, saying: “Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, a noble failure about trying to succeed, is written and directed with such open-hearted optimism that you cheer it on even as it stumbles.”

Ty Burr over at the Boston Globe, gave it a 63 grade. He said: “The thing barely makes a lick of sense. Rapturous on a scene-by-scene basis and nearly incoherent when taken as a whole, the movie is idealistic and deranged, inspirational and very, very conflicted.”

Kenneth Turan at the Los Angeles Times, gave it a 60 grade. He said: “Tentpoles are rarely guilty of overreaching, but Tomorrowland has a tendency to feel out of control, a film that is finally more ambitious than accomplished.”

Joe Neumaier at the New York Daily News, gave it a 60 score. He said: “This fantasy adventure lacks focus when it should be laser-sharp, and stumbles when it could soar.”

Joe Morgenstern over at the Wall Street Journal, gave it a 50 grade. He stated: “The whole film is an argument about nothing less than the future — can we fix our troubled world or not? But for all of its vaulting ambition, its sumptuous eye-feasts and its leapings back and forth in space and time, Tomorrowland never comes together as coherent drama in the here and now.”

Lou Lumenick at the New York Post, gave it a 50 score. He said: “The film never adds up to the sum of its parts, effectively a two-hour trailer for a movie I’d still be interested in seeing.”

Richard Roeper at the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a 50 grade. He said: ” Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland is a great-looking, old-fashioned, at times soaring adventure ultimately brought down by a needlessly convoluted plot, some surprisingly casual violence and heavy-handed lectures about how we’re our own worst enemy and we’re going to destroy the planet if we don’t get it together.”

Justin Chang at Variety, gave it a 50 score, saying: ” The glaring failure of Tomorrowland is that its central premise — children are the future — is almost completely negated by the preachiness of the execution and the clumsiness of the storytelling.”

Lastly, A.O. Scott from The New York Times, gave it a 40 grade. He said: “Its idea of the future is abstract, theoretical and empty, and it can only fill in the blank space with exhortations to believe and to hope. But belief without content, without a critical picture of the world as it is, is really just propaganda.

Tomorrowland, searching for incitements to dream, finds slogans and mistakes them for poetry.” Stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook by Clicking Here. Follow us on Google Plus by Clicking Here. Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

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