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Tales of the Night Reviews

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Six stunningly animated fairy tales with a few mild scares

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

February 6, 2013
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It is so gentle and whimsical that one wonders if American children, accustomed to the whiz-bang action of most animation, will accept it.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2012
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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Six mostly engaging fairy tales are digitally rendered with silhouetted characters performing in front of vivid, colorful backgrounds.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

November 15, 2012
Brett Michel
Boston Phoenix

The kaleidoscopic backgrounds offer a colorful counterpoint to the simple silhouettes that form the people, animals, and mythical beasts populating the six fables, each of which end with a ironic twist.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 3/4

November 8, 2012
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
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More likely to play well with older children, due to its split-up story line, Ocelot's creation is like nothing else they are likely to see animating the multiplex.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 28, 2012
Andy Webster
New York Times
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The narratives - involving princesses, sorcerers, dragons, talking animals - are familiar. But Mr. Ocelot invigorates them with lyricism ...

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 26, 2012
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

The recent cartoons of Michel Ocelot cleverly advance Lotte Reiniger's prototypical stop-motion technique into the digital age.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

September 23, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

It should please sensitive, well-brought-up children and nostalgists.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

May 28, 2012
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

It's sweet but earthbound.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

May 25, 2012
Andrew Osmond
SFX Magazine

Tales Of The Night may be computer-animated, but its style is antique.

Full Review Source: SFX Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 25, 2012

This is London

It's charming enough and the soundtrack has obviously been put together with care.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

May 25, 2012
Mike McCahill

The pick-and-mix approach is limiting, but there's no denying these are gorgeous amuse-bouches, likely to be devoured by older, more discerning children and dyed-in-the-wool stoners alike.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

May 24, 2012
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

The six folk-like tales featuring dragons, witch doctors and a talking horse have a whimsical charm and are beautifully designed but - watched all at once - may leave younger children fidgeting.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

May 24, 2012
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

A uniquely joyful experience from a true original.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 4/5

May 24, 2012
Cath Clarke
Time Out
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While some of them do drag, older kids could well fall for these magical, timeless tales.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

May 22, 2012
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Michel Ocelot's ravishing animation and magical storytelling is a delight from start to finish.

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

May 20, 2012
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 4/5

February 3, 2012


Shot through with romance and glimpses of the kind of silly humour that made A Town Called Panic (2009) so popular, children and adults should be kept quite happy by this solid, intelligent family film.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 4/5

October 19, 2011
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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The movie never comes close to replicating the spell that Reiniger was able to cast using much more primitive techniques, which underlines a chronic problem of computer animation: its very precision squeezes all the magic from the magic lantern.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 21, 2012
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Has ... eye-bending backgrounds but a creatively monochromatic foreground that comes to feel like a limitation.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 13, 2012
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