Opening

20% The Identical Sep 05
20% The Longest Week Sep 05
71% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
72% God Help the Girl Sep 05
—— The Remaining Sep 05

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.1M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $11.9M
39% If I Stay $9.3M
31% As Above/So Below $8.6M
21% Let's Be Cops $8.3M
37% The November Man $7.9M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $6.0M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.6M

Coming Soon

—— No Good Deed Sep 12
—— Dolphin Tale 2 Sep 12
—— Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Sep 12
100% The Skeleton Twins Sep 12
100% The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Sep 12

New Episodes Tonight

88% Finding Carter: Season 1
43% Houdini: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Anger Management: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
25% Partners: Season 1
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

A Letter to Momo Reviews

Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
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Writer-director Hiroyuki Okiura, however, does not match the high expectations for story and design set by other Japanese animators.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 28, 2014
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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A striking example of Japanese hand-drawn animation, it casually combines things you wouldn't expect in one place.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

August 28, 2014
Peter Keough
Boston Globe
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Had Okiura cut some of the supernatural shtick he would have had a far more affecting and mercifully shorter movie.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 28, 2014
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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After the fashion of Miyazaki's films, the visual style achieves a satisfying balance between realistic detail and painterly flourishes, and the laid-back pacing allows one to savor both.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 28, 2014
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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"A Letter to Momo" is unquestionably lovely to look at, but viewers may not be able to shake the feeling that they've seen much of it before, and done better.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2/4

August 28, 2014
Kristin Tillotson
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Scene after gorgeously hand-drawn scene offer a visual feast, but two hours of it is a bit too long.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

August 28, 2014
Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly
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Thankfully, the supernatural elements never overshadow the human story occurring in the foreground.

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

August 11, 2014
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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A comic adventure that suffers from a dearth of both laughs and thrills.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 23, 2014
Sherilyn Connelly
Village Voice
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The tone is generally light, the bickering goblins make a boffo comedy team, and while there's a recurring fart joke, it borders on classy. That's the power of good anime.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 23, 2014
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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As Momo conquers her fears, averts a tragedy and finally sees the beauty of her surroundings, the movie grabs your heart with the softest of hands.

Full Review Source: New York Times

July 22, 2014
Peter Debruge
Variety
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While the supernatural element makes for the film's most entertaining sequences... the story distinguishes itself from other anime offerings through its attention to both visual and emotional realism.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 29, 2013
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