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78% Ray Donovan: Season 2
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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Reviews

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Cute, strictly for kids and featuring Walter Cronkite!

| Original Score: 3/5

June 15, 2005
Daniel M. Kimmel
Variety
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In spite of narrative problems... the film's chief appeal is its central conceit -- that giant monsters... can be transformed into [ceatures] who like to play with children.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 8, 2005
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

By the end, you'll be glad they went extinct.

| Original Score: 1/5

December 4, 2004
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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Parents seeking innocent kiddie entertainment should know that the dinosaurs are drugged, the children are briefly transformed into monkeys and the Professor is eventually devoured by crows.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 30, 2004
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Nothing in "We're Back" captures the eye or the imagination.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 3/10

January 1, 2000
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The screenplay, by John Patrick Shanley, who won an Oscar for his "Moonstruck" script, panders to the kiddie audience and is weak and plodding.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City

January 1, 2000
Pamela Bruce
Austin Chronicle

Mercifully, this feature is only about 80 minutes long. It probably won't frighten kids, but it might bore them instead.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

If creating a non-offensive movie filled with sweet dinosaurs who have had a lot of time on their hands and not much to do is a measure of success, then the movie accomplishes what it set out to do.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's shallow and kind of dumb, and the animation is routine, and the story isn't much, and the stakes are a lot higher these days in the featurelength animation game.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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We're Back is an exercise in endurance -- not only is it dull, but it has such an overwhelming sense of sweetness that it threatens to become nauseating.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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It's vividly animated, it's friendly -- and it's not too long.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Jane Horwitz
Washington Post
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[A] highly entertaining, relatively gentle animated feature ...

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

| Original Score: 1/5

June 6, 2005
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

| Original Score: 3/5

December 1, 2002

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D

June 1, 1993
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