...lovely to look at and fun to listen to, but dull and lethargic in spots, too, and sometimes brutally savage.
| Original Score: 6/10
| Original Score: 2/5
A brief spark of imagination survives in a prologue sequence, designed by the great John Hubley before he was fired from the film. The rest is blandness.
The 'camera' takes a conventionally objective viewpoint, perpetually rolling over rolling countryside, which effectively robs the plot of all its terror and tension.
| Original Score: 4/5
Cuts so deep on so many ethereal levels that you can flip to nearly any page in the history book and see a parallel.
| Original Score: 4/4
| Original Score: 3/5
A dark and transfixing fable that happens to star cartoon bunnies.
| Original Score: 5/5
The rabbits' interactions mirror those of human behavior, and so too does the film possess a startlingly tangible sense of death.
| Original Score: A-
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A respectful screen version of Richard Adams' bestselling novel.
Classic non-children's animated film.
A rare movie that keeps kids on the edge of their chairs without inducing in their parents an overwhelming desire to escape theirs for a smoke in the lobby.
Don't listen to anybody who writes it off as a 'cartoon about bunnies.' Stunning beauty, smart scripting, a splendid score ... this is a serious film for serious moviegoers.
| Original Score: A+
Artful, pretty forgotten (and it should not be) animation of best seller.