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Arthur and the Invisibles (Arthur and the Minimoys) Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce

A candy-colored fusion of Dahl, Dr. Seuss and the director's own mischeviousness

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 28, 2009
Scott Collura
IGN Movies

Is it time for director Luc Besson to become invisible too?

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 2/5

June 25, 2007
Anton Bitel

In a clear-cut case of arrested development, the film that crowns Luc Besson's career is a magical phantasmagoria for the kids, and a derivative mess for their parents.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 2/5

June 13, 2007
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Uma fábula divertida e inocente que conta com uma eficiente animação digital e traz Besson em um bom momento, o que é algo cada vez mais raro.

| Original Score: 3/5

April 13, 2007

In a year when a lot of big-screen animation felt like it came rolling off the video game assembly line, a little originality goes a long way.

Full Review Source: UGO

March 24, 2007
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Things unfold in rote fashion, with nature-based gadgetry no more clever than those of The Flintstones.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Strange and kind of meandering.

February 5, 2007
Uri Lessing

The Minimoys are teeny-weeny kind folk with a keen fashion sense and a wicked-cool lair. They're just like what the Borrowers would have been like if they had lived in the field behind the Urban Outfitters production factory.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

February 3, 2007
Stephen Garrett
Time Out New York
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A lazy fairy-tale pastiche reveling in mite-size cherubs, which cribs from gnomic mythology, elvish lore, Harry Potter, Arthurian legend and can't-pay-the-rent melodrama.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

February 3, 2007
Peter Bradshaw

Here is an overproduced, oversugared semi-animated children's fantasy adventure from Luc Besson that made me want to cringe into my plush seat, never to re-emerge.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

February 3, 2007
Matthew Turner

Brightly coloured fantasy adventure with a decent premise, but the animated sections don't really work, despite the efforts of a talented cast.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 2/5

February 1, 2007
Angela Baldassarre

I'm not sure what creeped me out most in Luc Besson's "Arthur and the Invisibles," the awful animation or Madonna lending her voice to a "child" princess.

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January 30, 2007
Neil Smith

Besson's labour of love is a feast for the eyes but leaves the imagination distinctly undernourished.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

January 30, 2007
Helen OHara
Empire Magazine

Looks like European animation is still light years behind the US and Japan. Thank goodness for Highmore and Farrow - if only the whole film had been live-action.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

January 29, 2007
Marrit Ingman
Austin Chronicle

The story is just incoherent, and the faster it moves, the more frantic it seems.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1/5

January 27, 2007
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Luc Besson's half-baked live-action/animated fantasy looks like it was invented on the hoof: it's erratically plotted, poorly animated, overly derivative and too insufferably cute to interest anyone above undemanding toddler age.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 25, 2007
Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly
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Luc Besson has made a fair share of artfully bad movies. Arthur and the Invisibles -- half-live-action, half-CG kid's adventure -- is (by a hair) more bad-bad, like The Fifth Element, than good-bad, like The Big Blue.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

January 17, 2007
Kent Turner

With its Day-Glo colors and fast pace, this $80 million live action/animated film may be the first acid trip for kids.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

January 17, 2007
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Whatever its flaws, Arthur and the Invisibles has a handmade, personal feel that finally affords it a cockeyed endearing quality.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 17, 2007
Joshua Tyler

Five pounds of poo in a one pound bag.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 16, 2007
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