Who Framed Roger Rabbit Reviews

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
November 14, 2007
A Hollywood entertainment that lived up to its hype.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

TV Guide's Movie Guide
November 14, 2007
While flawlessly delivered, it's overkill -- so loud and excessive, it makes our head swim.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Variety Staff
Variety
November 14, 2007
The real stars are the animators, under British animation director Richard Williams, who pull off a technically amazing feat of having humans and Toons seem to be interacting with one another.
Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com
April 8, 2006
Yet with all that, Zemeckis' $70 million technical tour de force doesn't get pulled down in the undertow of its own cleverness.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
January 26, 2006
Supremely entertaining -- especially for adults.
Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com
January 12, 2005
Not as good as the book, but nonetheless superb.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
November 15, 2004
It's still a superb film, a rare big budget blockbuster that concentrates on a clever story, crisp performances, and brilliant jokes while using its groundbreaking special effects only as window dressing rather than as the main event.
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena
July 25, 2003
Hoskins está fabuloso, e deveria ter sido indicado ao Oscar. O roteiro decepciona ao não explorar totalmente o potencial do projeto e ao criar uma trama policial pouco interessante. No geral, porém, tem chances de virar clássico.
| Original Score: 5/5
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Glenn Abel
Hollywood Reporter
June 14, 2003
Roger looks terrific after 15 years.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Although this isn't the first time that cartoon characters have shared the screen with live actors, it's the first time they've done it on their own terms.
Ian Freer
Empire Magazine
May 2, 2003
The first blend of animation and live-action that seemed so natural we felt the characters were real. There's many a lad still harbouring a crush on Jessica Rabbit.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
March 26, 2003
A spectacular blend of live-action and animation.
| Original Score: 4/4
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
March 17, 2003
Miraculously, the film isn't overshadowed by its technical achievement.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Sal Cinquemani
Slant Magazine
March 16, 2003
The film provides both slap-stick humor for kids and clever satire and social commentary for adults.
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
March 8, 2003
Excellent sight gags, clever dialogue, and improbable waistline.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
March 8, 2003
...an exuberant, funny, inventive, and wholly entertaining piece of whimsy.
| Original Score: 9/10
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
February 14, 2003
Among its other assets, it's an oddly fitting swan song for the great Mel Blanc.
| Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
A glorious mix of diverse styles, techniques and worlds molded into a cohesive and unique whole.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5

Boxoffice Magazine
June 13, 2001
A wondrous, mind-boggling and impossibly clever movie that may, given a decade or two for hindsight, emerge as the most remarkable film of this high concept era.
Ben Falk
BBC.com
April 17, 2001
Visually stunning and creatively superior, Zemeckis's work is frequently staggering and always entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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