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67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

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Up Reviews

Tom Charity
CNN.com
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Funny and poignant and full of life, Up easily qualifies as one of the best movies of the year so far. Go with someone you care about.

Full Review Source: CNN.com

July 6, 2010
David Denby
New Yorker
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The movie is packed with lovely jokes, some of them funny in inexplicable ways.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

June 1, 2009
Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies
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The key to Pixar's success has always been the perfect blend of heart and humor -- and they've certainly done it again here.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

June 1, 2009
Ben Lyons
At the Movies
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This is really special.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

June 1, 2009
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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An exquisite work of cinematic art that also happens to be the funniest, most touching, most exciting and most entertaining movie released so far this year.

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

May 29, 2009
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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Its charms appear to have been applied with surgical precision; by the end, I felt expertly sutured, but not much else.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

May 29, 2009
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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To watch Up with any attention is to be moved and astonished by the economy with which specific visuals are invested with emotion throughout.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

May 29, 2009
Tom Long
Detroit News
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There are not words enough to express how good Up is.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: A+

May 29, 2009
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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The lessons of Up lift us, even as they ground our heroes in what really matters.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 29, 2009
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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It propels the viewer up, up and away in an experience combining smart, imaginative storytelling with dazzling dreamlike visuals, creating an experience that is the special province of animation -- at once utterly convincing and completely impossible.

| Original Score: 5/5

May 29, 2009
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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Up is less visually exuberant than many of the other Pixar films, but in this case that's a plus.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B+

May 29, 2009
Christopher Orr
The New Republic
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[A] kid's adventure yarn embedded in a grownup tale about grief and regret, purposes lost and rediscovered.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

May 29, 2009
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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It feels nervy and adventurous and a little messy, the result of formidable creators and genuine wits working on an enormous budget, enormously well-spent.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

May 29, 2009
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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As in their finest work, the Pixar filmmakers have created thrilling cinema simply by rifling through its history.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 29, 2009
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Up is a breathtaking ride into the realm of pure imagination. Up shames the pap that now passes for family entertainment (yes, Night at the Museum 2, I'm talking to you).

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 4/4

May 28, 2009
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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It's a joy to watch, for any age.

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

May 28, 2009
Dana Stevens
Slate
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What's marvelous about Up is how confidently it assumes the audience will smartly follow wherever it wants to take us.

Full Review Source: Slate

May 28, 2009
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Pixar has done it again, in every best way possible.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 28, 2009
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Up, the latest lovely fantasy from the artists at Disney's Pixar animation, it's a truly fantastic adventure -- a lighter-than-air daydream about a cranky widower, a chubby boy and their amazing journey.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 28, 2009
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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While their latest achievement can't quite one-up WALL-E, it offers soaring highs that are bound to enchant viewers of any age.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/5

May 28, 2009
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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From the title onward, Up is a stratospheric success. It's guaranteed to lift your spirits, and not with a pushy DreamWorks-style gag reel of celebrity voices and committee-processed one-liners.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

May 28, 2009
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Rarely has any film, let alone an animated one powered by the logic of dream and fantasy, been able to move so successfully -- and so effortlessly -- through so many different kinds of cinematic territory.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

May 28, 2009
Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail
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The outrageously inventive fable that it tells lifts it above the mundane and sends it floating off to the heights of charm as if carried by a helium balloon.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Because the movie's grounded, it's free to fly where it wants, and it does so with an exuberance and poignancy that at times feels majestic.

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

May 28, 2009
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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How much do I love this movie? If it were mathematically possible, I'd give it five stars out of four.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 4/4

May 28, 2009
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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Up is challenging, emotionally and narratively, but it trusts viewers to keep up; Pixar has never been interested in talking down to children or their parents.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

May 28, 2009
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Pixar's most mature and refined chunk of animation to date.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 4/4

May 28, 2009
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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Up emerges as a gentle hymn to adventure of both the soaring, storybook variety and the smaller, less obvious kind -- the perilous, unpredictable and richly rewarding journey of ordinary, everyday life.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

May 28, 2009
David Fear
Time Out New York
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If such first-rate entertainment simply offers a remarkably fun experience instead of a life-changing one, it's only because we've come to regularly expect epiphanies from its creators.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

May 28, 2009
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Up is a story of human bonds remembered and new ones forged, and never for one moment does it seems insincere or contrived.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 28, 2009
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Easily the summer's, and probably the year's, most enchanting movie, Up is a buoyant delight.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 4/4

May 28, 2009
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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This is a wonderful film. It tells a story. The characters are as believable as any characters can be who spend much of their time floating above the rain forests of Venezuela.

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

May 28, 2009
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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A whimsical story that taps into the magical relationship between the young and the old.

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

May 28, 2009
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
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Writer-directors Pete Docter and Bob Peterson present hilarious insights into bird brains and canine psychology and treat thornier human emotions deftly.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 28, 2009
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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The characterizations are fairly coarse cartoons, in contrast to the emotionally rich cartoons that have become Pixar's hallmark. They're more schematic than organic, and that applies to the plotting as well.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

May 27, 2009
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Through its writing, direction and execution, Up doesn't just achieve hipness, it transcends it. With its spirit of fun and adventure, it echoes Raiders of the Lost Ark (only funnier) -- it's a thrill ride, but a thrill ride with heart.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 5/5

May 27, 2009
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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The title is deceptively simple, which is fitting, because the latest achievement from Pixar Animation is deeper and more complex on every level than it would initially appear.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

May 27, 2009
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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A feather-light farce with a delicious dose of the sentimental, it isn't the animation company's biggest, most complicated or even its best. It's just a film in which most every oddball element of an odd yet familiar story works.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

May 27, 2009
Robert Wilonsky
Village Voice
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Rest assured, it gets funny. And it's thrilling, too, as the third act takes place almost entirely in the sky.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 27, 2009
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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A film like Up makes it clear that Pixar has moved beyond the point where it feels the need to pander to children.

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

May 27, 2009
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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The look of Up is a world away from Pixar's usual CGI intricacies -- simple in a way that only artists with a genius for complexity can achieve.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

May 26, 2009
Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
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The overall look of the film, with its breathtaking aerial views of South American landscapes and its symbolic interplay of squares and circles, puts every other animation studio to shame.

Full Review Source: AV Club

May 16, 2009
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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As buoyant and richly tinted as the balloons that figure so prominently in its story, Up is also thoroughly grounded in real emotion and ideas of substance.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

May 16, 2009
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Pixar triumphs again with a delirious fantasy that has one leg in the real world of hopes dashed and realised and the other in the cartoon tradition of journeying and adventure.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

May 13, 2009
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Pixar again raises the bar to wondrous new heights.

May 12, 2009
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Extending the patented Pixar mix of humor and heart, Up is the studio's most deeply emotional and affecting work.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 8, 2009
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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[Up] could easily have been cloying, but instead proves disarming in its deep reserves of narrative imagination and surprise, as well as its poignant thematic balance of dreams deferred and dreams fulfilled.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 23, 2009
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