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Steamboy Reviews

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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Animated film is too violent for younger kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 15, 2010
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Works more than it fails.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Rex Roberts
Film Journal International

The film's extended debates on the ethics of science, government and personal responsibility would recommend it to critics of a medium that too often panders to audiences.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 22, 2007
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Visually impressive, but I thought it was never going to end.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: C

March 7, 2006
Matthew Leyland
BBC.com

It may be one of the most expensive anime features ever, but there isn't a wealth of entertainment on offer in Steamboy.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 2/5

December 6, 2005
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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It's a sensationally designed piece of work.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 19, 2005
Rory L. Aronsky
Film Threat

In the movies, action doesn't necessarily equal a reaction.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 29, 2005
Uri Lessing
eFilmCritic.com

...techno-fetishism at it's worst.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 1/5

June 28, 2005
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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Its problem is not a lack of things to look at. There's plenty of them, and they're all cool. It's just that, in this world of clanking, hissing machines, even the people seem like robots.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 20, 2005
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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The movie never transcended its elaborate production work to achieve an independent reality. It's simply pictures of what never happened.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 20, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

While Steamboy lacks the emotional resonance and psychological complexity of Akira, it is state-of-the-art anime made by one of the masters.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: A-

May 13, 2005
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

When massive bursts of steam are frozen into giant flowers of jagged ice, Otomo gives us a literal Cold War, to remind us of the folly of the arms race.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

May 4, 2005
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

I'm all for anime getting wider release here domestically, but not if it's top heavy with the Explodo and half-baked philosophy.

Full Review Source: Needcoffee.com | Original Score: 2/5

April 17, 2005
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

...for a fun drinking game, take a sip every time steam loudly hisses out of something

Full Review Source: New Times

April 8, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

No matter how big and impressive, all of this pales in comparison to the human soul, which this film simply does not have.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

April 8, 2005
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

I would have preferred less moralizing and more character development.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

April 2, 2005
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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Until it careers into cacophony ... it's a lot of fun.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 1, 2005
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

A lot of chore for a tiny bit of reward.

| Original Score: 1/4

March 31, 2005
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The talky debate over scientific morality is simplistic to say the least, but there is a sneaky undercurrent of social satire and a retro glory to the animation...

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B-

March 31, 2005
Andrew Wright
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Exhausting ... While [Otomo's] return from the wilderness is certainly cause for celebration, it's hard not to wish that he had spent a little more time tightening things up.

Full Review

March 31, 2005
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