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Fantastic Mr. Fox Reviews

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

And any film that can find room for both "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" and the Rolling Stones' "Street Fighting Man" on the soundtrack has to be something special.

Full Review Source: Nolan's Pop Culture Review | Original Score: 3/4

December 2, 2009
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It's given new life to a filmmaker who'd been getting a bit too ossified in his style and tics.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

December 2, 2009
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Witty, quirky, individual -- and the result is just possibly the most pure fun you'll have at a movie all year.

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

December 2, 2009
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

Another clunker from Clooney aided and abetted by Wes Anderson

Full Review Source: jackiekcooper.com | Original Score: 3/10

December 1, 2009
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

A celebration of 'wild animals with true natures and beautiful talents.' (In other words, artists and children?)

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 4/4

December 1, 2009
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Fantastic isn't a strong enough word for this vibrant, intelligent, hilarious film for all ages

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 30, 2009
Gina Carbone
Seacoast Newspapers (NH/Maine)

Fantastic Mr. Fox is (waves hands around face) different. In a good way. In a great way, actually.

Full Review Source: Seacoast Newspapers (NH/Maine) | Original Score: 3.25/4

November 30, 2009
Sean O'Connell
Charlotte Weekly

Anderson has explored eccentric family dynamics %u2013 particularly those that exist between fathers and sons %u2013 in each of his films, and his philosophical insights are all over the precise ramblings of Fox and his motley crew.

Full Review Source: Charlotte Weekly | Original Score: 3/4

November 30, 2009
Tim Avery
Christianity Today

Anderson's films often bounce between absurd comedy and poignant catharsis, and Mr. Fox is no different. Its brisk pacing keeps the catharsis from weighing down the comedy.

Full Review Source: Christianity Today | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 30, 2009
Jolene Mendez
Entertainment Spectrum

Wes Anderson offered the most unique animation this year and great dialogue; dialogue that was perfected with performances by George Clooney, Jason Schwartzman and Meryl Streep.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Spectrum | Original Score: 3/5

November 30, 2009
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

This is a den of oddball characters in a script as cleverly written as the stop-motion animation is eye-catching.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 29, 2009
Kam Williams
NewsBlaze

A creepy cartoon filled with inappropriate inside jokes that are mostly over the head of the desired tyke demographic, exactly what one would you expect of a claymation vehicle crafted by the cerebral Wes Anderson.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 29, 2009
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

After watching Wes Anderson's exhilarating animated fable Fantastic Mr. Fox, you'll secretly want to be Mr. Fox.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

November 29, 2009
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Fans of either artist may not think that Wes Anderson and Roald Dahl could mate to make such a clever and intriguing film, but it works in a miraculous way.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 28, 2009
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Wes Anderson's first animated movie turns out to be one of 2009's best films.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

November 28, 2009
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com

With its jittery stop-motion animation, exquisitely detailed shots, and outwardly self-aware characters,[it's] the epitome of artifice. It's also as bright and cheery a time as you'll have at the movies this year.

Full Review Source: Scene-Stealers.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 28, 2009
Gary Wolcott
Tri-City Herald

Great writer/directors such as Wes Anderson prove that you don't need flash, sizzle, three-dimensions and big budgets to make a great animated feature.

Full Review Source: Tri-City Herald | Original Score: 5/5

November 28, 2009
Daniel M. Kimmel
New England Movies Weekly

[Another one of] the vacuous, pretentious and annoying films of Wes Anderson.

Full Review Source: New England Movies Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 28, 2009
Dan Lybarger
eFilmCritic.com

Writer-director Wes Anderson's movies are often loaded with cartoonish characters and situations. So, it would only make sense that his most enjoyable movie to date is an actual cartoon.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 27, 2009
Adam Tobias
Watertown Daily Times

The adjective in the title of Fantastic Mr. Fox doesn't lie: Director Wes Anderson's adaptation of Roald Dahl's best-selling children's book about a family of foxes is absolutely fantastic. And fantastically strange, too ...

Full Review Source: Watertown Daily Times | Original Score: 5/5

November 27, 2009
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