Labyrinth Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
October 20, 2013
A wonderful eighties fantasy gem...
Glenn Dunks
September 8, 2013
If, like most of its fans who caught up with the film through VHS and afternoon television airings on the ABC, then seeing it on the big screen will surely rank as one of the most eye-opening, fantastical experiences of the year.
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy
April 4, 2012
Labyrinth has stood the test of time astonishingly well.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
August 15, 2011
Muppet creator Jim Henson went dark, but not too serious in this entertaining, but meandering trifle.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media
December 15, 2010
Surreal coming-of-age fantasy -- with Muppets.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
September 26, 2009
Henson's vision and the wonderful bag of puppetry tricks he turns to are enough to make "Labyrinth" a winner.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Cole Smithey
March 8, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
August 9, 2007
An innovative mix of sophisticated puppetry and special effects, Labyrinth has all the components of classic myth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
July 25, 2007
The chaotic narrative proceeds in fits and starts, and the sights and sounds are often dated, but somehow the film's wit and wonder linger in the mind.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
June 14, 2007
A real masterpiece of puppetry and special effects, an absolutely gorgeous children's fantasy movie.
Christopher Null
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic
November 15, 2006
A long and colorful quest filled with crazy critters and creative set design.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
A made-for-kids movie with just enough weird stuff in it to appeal to teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Gregory Weinkauf
November 3, 2005
Could I possibly love a movie any more than this?
| Original Score: 5/5
Joe Utichi
June 28, 2005
A trip, for sure, but a worthy one.
| Original Score: 5/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
October 17, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
June 24, 2004
Great production design; if only the ending weren't so lame.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 10, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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Nina Darnton
New York Times
May 21, 2003
A remarkable achievement.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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March 26, 2009
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Denver Post
July 14, 2007
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
December 2, 2003
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