"ONE OF THE MOST THRILLING AND REALISTIC DEPICTIONS OF DEEP-SPACE EXPLORATION SINCE MOON OR 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY."
"THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION MOVIE IN RECENT YEARS."
"THIS FILM SETS A NEW STANDARD FOR REALISM IN SCI-FI."
"ENGROSSING [AND] RIVETING"
"It features some of the most evocative cinematic poetry since Stanley Kubrick redefined the genre 45 years ago with 2001:A Space Odyssey."
"Unapologetically pro-science films are sufficiently rare as to make this one's earnestness seem all the more refreshing."
"Avoids Alien-style horror in favor of realistic suspense rooted in the mission's physical and psychological demands."
"Expertly paced to build excruciating tension right up until the film’s final thrilling minutes."
"Brisk, thrilling and ultimately terrifying."
"One of the most exciting films I’ve seen this year."
"With echoes of 2001, Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, Europa Report is riveting low-budget hard science fiction."
"Gratifyingly grounded in science rather than fantasy."
"The production designer Eugenio Caballero and Enrique Chediak, the director of photography, are clearly a match made in heaven."
"Has a coherence and clarity foreign to most found-footage projects."
"The Best Sci-fi Movie of the Summer."
"I highly, highly recommend anyone who takes science fiction seriously to rent Europa Report."
"Visually striking and convincingly scary."
"In an age of cynicism and sarcasm, "Europa Report" is also noteworthy because it manages to maintain an air of idealistic hope and a belief in the value of classic questions like - Are we alone?"
"A visually sophisticated film that elegantly involves audiences."
"For true science fiction fans."
"I would recommend to anyone who enjoys the space exploration genre."
"It makes an argument for best science-fiction movie of the year… It’s more intimate, more intense, and all-together more thrilling."
"A resourceful thriller."
"A very enjoyable sci-fi ride."
"A giant leap up in space drama."
"The sights are gorgeous."
"Probes deep, and then brilliantly, dramatically, twists the knife."
"Tight, well-done scifi"
"A masterpiece about first contact with alien life! Brilliant, riveting, compelling, provocative, intelligent and very intense!"
"Ranks with the better science fiction movies in recent memory."
"One of the year’s most thoughtful films."
"Europa Report may be a small film, but its ideas are grander than anything that’s been dumped into theaters this season. Those suffering from Hollywood blockbuster fatigue would be better suited to stay home and stream this film instead of hitting up the local multiplex."
"The space scenes are breathtaking, beautiful, believable and on the level of giant Hollywood studios."
"The science during the mission is spot on with the technology, making it that much more believable."
"The visuals are indeed astounding"
"Good hard sci-fi"
"Space junkies oughta flock to this one."
"An intelligently planned-out slow burn thriller"
"Moments of awe-inspiring visual glory."
"A sci-fi slow burner which outshines competition with intellect and meaning."
"Thrilling, insightful, and utterly beautiful."
"crisp, focused and breathtaking"
"first-class science fiction."
"A strong piece of science fiction"
"Terrific sense of tension"
"EUROPA REPORT will have you thinking about the stars and beyond and the heroes that lead the charge."
"The movie is filled with impressive visuals"
"Quite the entertaining journey."
"Exciting, incredibly well-paced, features a solid cast."
"Designed for lovers of sophisticated sci-fi"
"The design is beautiful"
"For once, the technobabble is smart, the human emotion is palpable, and the sense of discovery is thrilling."
"One of the most sincere, suspenseful, and fascinating science fiction movies of the past few years."
"An engrossing, riveting science-fiction film that offers an unapologetically grounded take on man's search for extraterrestrial life."
"One of the most thrilling and realistic depictions of deep-space exploration since 'Moon' and '2001: A Space Odyssey'."
"An enthralling, refreshing departure from usual sci-fi fare...this film sets a new standard for realism in sci-fi."
"The rare science-fiction movie that manages to be both awe-inspiringly beautiful and realistically gritty. Tense, gorgeous and smart, this is a space exploration drama done right."
When unmanned probes suggest that a hidden ocean could exist underneath Europa’s icy surface and may contain single-celled life, Europa Ventures, a privately funded space exploration company, sends six of the best astronauts from around the world to confirm the data and explore the revolutionary discovery. After a near-catastrophic technical failure that leads to loss of communication with Earth and the tragic death of a crew member, the surviving astronauts must overcome the psychological and physical toll of deep space travel, and survive a discovery on Europa more profound than they had ever imagined.