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MirrorMask Reviews

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James Berardinelli
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The narrative is simplistic and lacking in energy, and the characters are sketched instead of fully formed.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

October 21, 2005
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The story is such a mess, it's no wonder so many characters are running around hiding their faces.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2/4

October 20, 2005
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Luscious evidence that the look of modern fantasy cinema can amount to more than bald-faced Tim Burton swipes arriving 15 years after the fact.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly

October 20, 2005
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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It's a near-flawless marriage of content and form, a movie that kids, adults and graduate students of computer imagery will all have their own reasons to love.

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

October 13, 2005
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Emotionally direct and visually baroque, MirrorMask reminded me of Queen's epic songs, which find over-the-top ways to explore everyday situations.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

October 13, 2005
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Many graphic novels are being turned into movies these days. MirrorMask is a movie that would work better as a graphic novel.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

October 13, 2005
Sean O'Connell
Charlotte Weekly

An ideal cerebral escape for that advanced learner in your family who's biding time between Eragon and Harry Potter novels.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

October 13, 2005
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Shows plenty of visual imagination but is totally devoid of charm, wit or emotional resonance.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: D

October 9, 2005
Luke Y. Thompson
Dallas Observer

looks as amazing as anything onscreen this year.

Full Review Source: Dallas Observer

October 8, 2005
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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With its mind-numbing excess of digital imagery and lack of compensatory storytelling, MirrorMask suggests that something of Gaiman's is getting lost in translation.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

October 7, 2005
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

A muddled and maudlin mystery tale that has little emotional impact and can't deliver on its potential.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: C+

October 6, 2005
Brian Orndorf

Gaiman's vision for the film is cluttered, but commendably ambitious, and he succeeds more than he fails in crafting an adventure/fantasy for thinking audiences.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B

October 6, 2005
Andrew Wright
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

A unique new world, crammed to the gills with invention, which comes off as almost completely static. A fantasy can be a lot of things, but dull shouldn't be one of them.

Full Review Source: The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

October 6, 2005
Rex Roberts
Film Journal International

Winsome in the tradition of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

October 6, 2005
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's so beautiful and so different and has such a unique feel to it.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

October 3, 2005
Widgett Walls

Gaiman lays the groundwork and then McKean...well, does what McKean does: he brings it to visual life and then blows you away with it.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

October 2, 2005
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

[An] entertaining if sporadically overstuffed package of magic.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

October 2, 2005
Dustin Putman

A study in communicative detachment; it has the look down pat, but what is underneath holds the expressiveness and passion of a store window mannequin.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

October 1, 2005
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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Each scene is a masterwork of composition and execution.

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

October 1, 2005
James Verniere
Boston Herald

It is visionary in the best sense of the word, if also somewhat thinly plotted, narratively derivative and even at times dull. But it is eye candy of Godiva-like richness.

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 1, 2005
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