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Little Otik Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

[VIDEO] "Little Otik is in a class all by itself. Jan Svankmajer is a mad genius of cinema."

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: A

August 12, 2011

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

December 30, 2006
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Little Otik is in a class all by itself. Jan Svankmajer is a mad genius of cinema.

| Original Score: 5/5

December 12, 2005

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 6, 2005
Dan Fienberg
Zap2it.com

A fairy tale for adults, Otik is demented and heartwarming in that particular and unique Svankmajer fashion.

| Original Score: 4/5

September 28, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 12, 2005
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

There is an inherent humor to the premise, though there is a concrete desperation at the heart of Little Otik.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

April 10, 2003
Paul Matwychuk
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Like many Disney films, Little Otik is based on a classic European folktale, but while Disney cleans these stories up into candy-coloured moral fables ready to be adapted into breakfast cereals and ice shows, Svankmajer eagerly plunges into their d

January 19, 2003

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 8, 2002
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

What sustains attention is the director's unique touch.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

May 31, 2002
Jason Anderson
eye WEEKLY

While there's not quite enough in the story to justify the film's length, Little Otik is a very funny satire on family ties, apartment living and conspicuous consumption.

Full Review Source: eye WEEKLY | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 24, 2002
Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

Devilishly funny.

Full Review Source: Charlotte Observer

April 12, 2002
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

a disquiet amalgam of Little Shop of Horrors, Dead Alive, and Raising Arizona, with a splash of the Brothers Quay to push it right over the edge.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 3/4

April 7, 2002
Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
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Svankmajer has created a bizarre cinematic treat that pokes fun at obsessive consumer culture.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B-

March 28, 2002
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

A sublime, blacker-than-night comic meditation on the insistent demands of a youngster's love and the complete loss of control inherent in starting a family.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 17, 2002
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

An enjoyably absurd bit of Grand Guignol, that often underlines the obvious.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 3/4

March 5, 2002
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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It's no surprise that Jan Svankmajer's Little Otik is dark, strange stuff.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

February 28, 2002
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

An amusingly subversive experience, at turns creepy and hilarious.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3/4

February 25, 2002
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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The cumulative impact of Little Otik is engrossing and provocative, and Svankmajer draws splendid ensemble performances across the board.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

February 15, 2002
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Heavy-handed delivery notwithstanding, this thing will be matched by little in terms of sheer imagination and social resonance.

February 14, 2002
Deborah Young
Variety
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October 18, 2008

Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001

Guardian [UK]
October 29, 2001
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