“ To begin with, reviewers quibble about how slow it was in the beginning.
“ For those who call this boring, congratulations.
“ I enjoyed it a bit more than Boyhood.
“ Very Enjoyable .
“ Unfortunately, it rendered Emma Nelson's voiceover narration-- which I usually hate anyway-- even more pointless.
“ Bottom line: this is an unexpected and rate letdown from Richard Linklater, who seems to have gone too conventional this time around.
“ There were many other small plot changes in the movie which occurred in the book that left out pivotal events, causing some confusion in the audience.
“ This is definitely the worst movie I've ever seen in my whole life.
“ What is more or less a boring, bland, green screen filled mystery about why Bernadette leaves her family, the film is stuck in mediocrity.
“ Past those few issues it's an enjoyable movie.
“ All the other actors are good as well, but the story itself was really rather mundane.
“ A boring film .
“ Actually even stopped watching the trailer for the film the day before, because it was so boring that started to wonder if the trailers have to be so long.
“ Director Richard Linklater is one that does movies in an in depth manner as they are long drawn out and almost always deal with life and personal matters.
“ Overall I enjoyed it.
“ Enjoyable Watch .
“ Most of the set-ups feel contrived, the jokes are not as funny as intended, and the mystery of her disappearance is not all that compelling.
“ I enjoyed it.
“ My wife dragged me to this pathetic attempt at humor.
“ Overall this movie was enjoyable, especially on the strength of Blanchette's portrayal of a very compelling person's life history, and the relationship with her daughter.
“ They're movies only about dialogue and essentially no story.
“The worst features were that the first third of the film was boring and unmotivated - we both agreed afterwards that we were independently thinking "why are we watching this?
“ Sorry, don't waste your time.
“ A boring film.
“ Not every movie that is based on a novel is going to be 100% faithful, but as long as one sticks to the core of the story, films like Where'd You Go Bernadette are worth watching.
“ There are scenes of Antarctica in the end that are breathtaking.
“ Enjoyed it a lot.
“ The movie starts off too slow for lack of a better term.
“ But the first two thirds of the movie dragged on for far too long, with scenes that added nothing to our understanding of the character.
“ Save your money because going to the theater is expensive these days, especially after popcorn and pop is purchased.
“ "Where'd You Go Bernadette" is a touching story at the core, but is overall empty and can sometimes be dull.
“ The scenes on the ships at sea are also well done, and Bernadette in the kayak makes for an absolute stunning visual.
“ Yet, the flair for the dramatic components, alongside a disjointed attempt at deep character connections/development just did not have that story push I love.
“" The script was so trite, superficial, or cliched, that it seemed like a series of pretty scenes held together by a thin plot.
“The VERDICT:Truth be told, this movie is a stunning example of how performances can sometimes do a lot of heavy lifting and while not my favorite role, Cate really leads the charge in this near one woman show.
“ Odd, dull, NOT a comedy .
“ Though I liked the characters I didn't really care for them, and because of that quite a few scenes felt tedious.
“ Act three was marginally entertaining.
“ Started out at little slow and ended strong.
“ Mostly slow and boring .
“ Don't waste your time.
“ Waste of your money.