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76% You're the Worst: Season 1

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Reviews

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Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Heartwarming TV special true to Seuss' classic.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

December 18, 2010

TIME Magazine
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This lusty, garishly colored, good-hearted cartoon was a wonderful, awful idea.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 31, 2008
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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I've always thought Boris Karloff's last great role was as the snarling, malevolent voice of the Grinch in this 1966 television cartoon.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 10, 2008
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Classic Christmas animated tale, a perennial on TV.

| Original Score: 5/5

March 8, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Chuck Jones's wonderful 1966 television special remains a model of economy, taking Dr. Suess's simple tale and perfectly stretching it out to 26 minutes.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 4/4

December 30, 2006
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

Forget director Ron Howard's ill-conceived, live-action version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The only cinematic take the story needed was released as an animated television special in 1966.

Full Review Source: Reno Gazette-Journal | Original Score: 4/4

December 1, 2006
David Bezanson
Filmcritic.com

It's the kind of weirdly clever, yet innocent and kid-friendly, product that forces me to use this tired cliché -- they just don't make 'em like this any more

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 5/5

September 20, 2006
Derek Adams
Time Out
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A seasonal classic.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

I love Rankin-Bass, sure, but give me this any and every Christmas.

| Original Score: 5/5

May 14, 2003
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Christmas isn't Christmas without the Grinch.

| Original Score: 5/5

July 26, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Like fine wine, it just gets better every darn year.

| Original Score: 5/5

July 26, 2002
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

In the middle of a frantic Christmas season, there is no better respite from the buy-me commercialism of the holidays than this short, but poignant story by Dr. Seuss.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

| Original Score: 4/5

April 3, 2009
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

June 26, 2005
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy

| Original Score: 5/5

June 1, 2005
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

| Original Score: 5/5

April 9, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 5/5

January 16, 2004
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 3/5

September 27, 2003
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 5/5

June 20, 2003
David Poland
Hot Button

| Original Score: 5/5

December 24, 2002
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