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Tekon Kinkurīto Reviews

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Julia Wallace
Village Voice
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Too cute and too rambling.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 24, 2007
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Somewhat resembles Paprika, another recent piece of Japanimation. But director Michael Arias, a Tokyo-based American, doesn't fuse his striking graphics to a story anywhere near as satisfying.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

July 13, 2007
Paul Schrodt
Slant Magazine

The movie is a collection of disparate anime parts that never really comes together.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

July 5, 2007
Scott Collura
IGN Movies

Tekk it or leave eet.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 23, 2007
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Anime enthusiasts will want to take a look, but the film is too uneven to serve as a good introduction to the form.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 13, 2007
Edward Douglas

Wins you over with its sense of style and attention to detail ... a fine display of what can be done in hand-drawn and painted animation.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 8/10

July 10, 2007
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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In the anime Tekkonkinkreet, two orphans of life's storms sail through the air like birds, like superheroes, like Jackie Chan.

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

July 13, 2007
Beth Accomando

Tekkon Kinkreet: Black and White is an enthralling anime and easily the best-animated film you will see this year.

| Original Score: 9/10

November 8, 2007
Eric Kohn
New York Press

Borrowing in equal measures from innocuous child fantasies and Street Fighter, the colorfully imaginative world of Tekkonkinkreet has its fair share of marvels.

Full Review Source: New York Press

July 13, 2007
Jim Hemphill

Since the movie more or less abandons all pretense of naturalism somewhere around its midpoint, in the end the expressionistic frenzy of light, movement, and color that takes over is enough to make it worth seeing.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

July 13, 2007
John Anderson
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Far less cartoonish than, say Pirates of the Caribbean 3. And its characters are the most poignant, and convincingly human, of the summer.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

July 12, 2007
Doug Cummings

If it doesn't quite achieve seamless plotting and colorful dialogue, it makes up for it by merging highly stylized animation with live action aesthetics in remarkably immersive ways.

Full Review Source: Filmjourney

May 8, 2007
Jeremy Knox
Film Threat

A mournful poem about childhood and adulthood.

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

July 10, 2007
Russell Edwards
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Helming is fluid, giving the animation an extra sense of momentum and life.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 24, 2007
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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Tekkonkinkreet, for all its architecturally grimy virtuosity and flourishes of anime cool, remains the story of a damaged city that can still point to one mighty example of brotherly love.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

July 12, 2007
Andrew O'Hehir
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By the end of this phantasmagorical journey, I was as wrapped up in the precarious fate of these two wounded kids and the honorable yakuza warlords of Treasure Town as I've been in any film all year.

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July 11, 2007
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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The dazzlingly intricate backgrounds are a marvel, and though the jam-packed story occasionally trips over its own sentimentality, it quickly rights itself every time.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

July 13, 2007
Marc Mohan

For grown-ups who can let the story wash over them without asking too many questions, it's a treat.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B+

July 27, 2007
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