Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
July 11, 2008
This blend of computer-animation and live actors-as-paleontologists recreations makes for an educating and kid-pleasing trip back to the age of the dinosaurs.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
October 12, 2007
...what it may lack in visual texture is made up for by the nifty 3-D effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
October 11, 2007
It's great that scientists who have found so many fossils can piece it together in a way that's this entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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John Anderson
Variety
October 10, 2007
Yes, plenty of things fly at your face, but they're not the only things worthy of interest.
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Michael Esposito
Chicago Tribune
October 5, 2007
Very cool.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Matt Zoller Seitz
New York Times
October 5, 2007
As spectacular as one could wish.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
October 5, 2007
This Imax documentary is not your typical monster movie. It's a computer-animated look back at a time when the world was covered by oceans that were ruled by giant creatures. Think Jurassic Park without the people.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
October 7, 2007
I'm not sure why this movie is swimming around at Showcase 53 instead of the IMAX at the Putnam Museum. I can only imagine how fantastic it would be on the IMAX screen.But "Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure," which is presented by National Geographic,
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Erin Meister
Boston Globe
October 19, 2007
Sea Monsters will undoubtedly bring open-mouthed awe and joy to brainy kids from ages 8 to 108.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Carla Meyer
Sacramento Bee
October 5, 2007
On an entertainment level, this film is a surefire treat for the armchair paleontologist and child alike. It also has the look and feel of a project that was meticulously researched, as befits most National Geographic projects.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Ted Fry
Seattle Times
October 5, 2007
If you want to see something that just screams, 'Oh, wow!,' this latest IMAX 3-D feature is better than a lifelong angler's best fish story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
October 12, 2007
Destined to be a staple of the large-format repertoire.
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Chicago Reader
January 11, 2008

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
October 18, 2008
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