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Spirited Away Reviews

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Artful but not arty, Spirited Away is a handcrafted cartoon, as personal as an Utamaro painting, yet its breadth and heart give it an appeal that should touch American viewers of all ages.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

April 23, 2014
Mark Schilling
Screen International

Spirited Away is a masterwork, the latest and best in a long line from Japan's premieranimator.

Full Review Source: Screen International

April 23, 2014
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun

Watching the Japanese cartoon epic Spirited Away is like strolling into Alice's Wonderland and seeing every wonder sprout up around you as if for the first time.

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

April 23, 2014
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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The result is nothing less than magical, a throwback to the very best of early Disney. If I can't remember the last time I was this enchanted by an animated film, it's because I was too young.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/4

April 23, 2014
Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

To watch Spirited Away feels like a special gift. It is a film of such startling imagination, originality, intelligence, and emotion that I feel inexplicable joy when the opening title card fades in.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: A+

February 16, 2014
Michael Agger
New Yorker
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It's an amazing work, filled with a visual intelligence that's meticulously composed and obscenely clever.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

November 27, 2013
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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Miyazaki's luminescent, gorgeously realized world is relatively safe for children, but it also acknowledges blood, pain, dread, and death in ways that other animated films wouldn't dare.

Full Review Source: AV Club

November 27, 2013
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Spirited Away has much to say about many worthy things: the life of the spirit, materialist greed, the importance of words, the power of love.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

November 27, 2013

Total Film

Anything but your regular 'toon, it's a (literally) fantastic experience.

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

November 27, 2013
Leah Rozen
People Magazine

At times it's even vaguely reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz, only as if illustrated by Hieronymus Bosch. It's wonderful.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

November 27, 2013
David Parkinson
Radio Times

Director Hayao Miyazaki's insistence on hand-drawn graphics gives the CGI visuals an ethereal charm that ensures the story is always a pleasure to behold, even during its rare moments of inaction.

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

November 27, 2013
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a gorgeously animated yet sporadically entertaining endeavor that isn't quite the instant classic one might've expected...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

March 5, 2012
Ted Shen
Chicago Reader
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Enchanting and impressively crafted.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 25, 2011
Liz Perle
Common Sense Media

Magnificent, spellbinding movie has a bit of edge.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

January 2, 2011
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Full of riches, thematic and visual, and the best way to understand them is simply to watch the film and take it all in.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

March 31, 2010
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Spirited Away exalts the young girl Chihiro's uncanny experiences into an adventure that is as thrillingly ambiguous as it is vividly soundtracked and illustrated.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: A-

August 25, 2009
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

I went nuts over this movie.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Filmgoers of all ages should not pass up the opportunity to experience such a work of staggering imagination.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 28, 2008
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

This persistently fascinating if slightly over-long fairytale is propelled by the seemingly boundless imagination of writer-director Hayao Miyazaki.

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 18, 2008

Spirited Away is wonderful.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 5/5

September 3, 2008
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