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Arthur and the Invisibles (Arthur and the Minimoys) Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce
August 28, 2009
A candy-colored fusion of Dahl, Dr. Seuss and the director's own mischeviousness
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
April 13, 2007
Uma fábula divertida e inocente que conta com uma eficiente animação digital e traz Besson em um bom momento, o que é algo cada vez mais raro.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 24, 2007
In a year when a lot of big-screen animation felt like it came rolling off the video game assembly line, a little originality goes a long way.
Uri Lessing
February 3, 2007
The Minimoys are teeny-weeny kind folk with a keen fashion sense and a wicked-cool lair. They're just like what the Borrowers would have been like if they had lived in the field behind the Urban Outfitters production factory.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Helen O'Hara
Empire Magazine
January 29, 2007
Looks like European animation is still light years behind the US and Japan. Thank goodness for Highmore and Farrow - if only the whole film had been live-action.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
January 17, 2007
Whatever its flaws, Arthur and the Invisibles has a handmade, personal feel that finally affords it a cockeyed endearing quality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
January 14, 2007
It took me a few minutes to get used to the strange look of the Minimoy universe in 'Arthur and the Invisibles,' but I soon became enchanted with it.
January 13, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Meg Jones
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 12, 2007
It might have been just another humdrum children's film if not for Highmore, who brings the same charm he did in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Finding Neverland to this fun movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Fred Topel
Can Magazine
January 12, 2007
They look like a cross between anime and Jim Henson puppets. Fortunately, they look nothing like Pixar, PDI, Sony Animation or any of the other talking animal companies.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 12, 2007
This is no committee-engineered product designed to boost first-quarter profits; Besson actually wants to be here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
January 11, 2007
The story isn't terribly original, but Besson gives it a fuel-injected energy...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Monica A. Reyhani
Premiere Magazine
January 11, 2007
Ultimately, Besson has made an interesting, if shaky in places, homage to childhood.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
January 11, 2007
Essentially, though, the star is Besson himself, pulling out all the stops to give Pixar a run for their money.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
January 11, 2007
It's a pretty good picture, albeit a strange one.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 11, 2007
Luc Besson has never been one of my favorite filmmakers, but he seems to have found his metier in children's fantasy, and this semianimated adventure is enjoyable and imaginative despite its formulaic qualities.
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Jean Oppenheimer
Village Voice
January 9, 2007
Predictable and overly busy, this sci-fi adventure should nonetheless appeal to game-savvy tots, especially those familiar with the source material.
Boyd van Hoeij
January 3, 2007
Admirably blends animation and live-action and has a lot on offer for kids, though adults will probably yawn more than once at the predictable twists and turns of the plot.
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
December 26, 2006
Luc Besson's Arthur and the Invisibles clears the smog left behind by the year's dubious family entertainments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Kit Bowen
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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