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The Iron Giant Reviews

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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While youngsters will enjoy the film on one level, it reaches out to adults on a completely different plane. They will see an allegory about power and politics and the danger of allowing either to run roughshod over humanity.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

August 12, 2014
David Ansen
Newsweek
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This is not exactly standard children's fare, but kids (and their parents) should be smitten by its wit and wisdom.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

August 12, 2014
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union

This is sharp, sophisticated stuff, appreciated on different levels by both parents and children, and even those who are neither. The film has impish humor, great adventure and more than a few thrills.

Full Review Source: Florida Times-Union | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 12, 2014
Dennis King
Tulsa World

Wisely, Bird and company eschew the standard Disney formula of catchy show tunes and cuddly animal sidekicks and lead Warner Bros. toward an animation style the studio can call its own.

Full Review Source: Tulsa World

August 12, 2014
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

A magical evocation of a special time in history and a time in everybody's life when the dream and the nightmare quotients are equally high.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

August 12, 2014
F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly
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The Iron Giant's theme of fear of the unknown is craftily balanced against the power of innocent imagination.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 12, 2014
M.V. Moorhead
New Times

The film isn't as blisteringly satirical as The Simpsons; it's warmer. And while its nostalgia isn't simplistic, it is affectionate.

Full Review Source: New Times

August 12, 2014
Paul Tatara
CNN.com
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The Iron Giant is not only the best animated feature to be released this summer, it's the single best film to hit our screens so far this year.

Full Review Source: CNN.com

August 4, 2013
Michael Sragow
New Yorker
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Brad Bird fills the CinemaScope screen with wit and beauty in this modern fairy tale.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

August 4, 2013

Total Film

Disney is getting fierce competition in the animated feature department these days.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

August 4, 2013
Leah Rozen
People Magazine

A well-told and beautifully drawn tale of friendship and fortitude.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

August 4, 2013
Chris Kaltenbach
Baltimore Sun

The Iron Giant has a great heart, and I loved its evocation of the days when good old Superman, as uncomplicated a superhero as ever existed, was the height of cool.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 4, 2013
Alan Jones
Radio Times

This wonderful Warner Bros version of Ted Hughes's The Iron Man is a first-class achievement in cartoon virtuosity that liberally borrows images from 1950s comic-book art and science-fiction movies to stunning effect.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 4, 2013
Norene Cashen
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

The movie wears its social responsibility with pride, even if it doesn't always know how to put together a coherent public service announcement.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

August 4, 2013
Ted Anthony
Associated Press
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It is in the best tradition of animation: an ideal tale for children that offers a lot to adults as well.

August 4, 2013
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Lest all of this sound gravely symbolic, be assured that the film is, before anything else, deliciously funny and deeply affecting. And beautiful, oh so beautiful, as a work of coherent art.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 4, 2013
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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It's worth repeating the old complaint that animation isn't treated seriously enough, if only to point out what a shame it would be for The Iron Giant, one of the year's best films, to go overlooked.

Full Review Source: AV Club

August 4, 2013
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

a cool, charming uniquely American fable done in accessible yet intelligent mode, which makes it suitable for all members of the family.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A-

August 5, 2011
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

The Iron Giant isn't a Cold War allegory so much as an Americana fairy tale.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

December 20, 2010
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Great animation, and a great title character will appeal to the kids, while the sharp wit, whacky antics, and kid-friendly messages will appeal to the adults.

| Original Score: 4/4

April 29, 2009
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