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Cool World Reviews

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February 9, 2006
Even the eventual universe-shaking shag is an anti-climax, and by the time all hell rips loose just before the abysmally contrived happy ending, you're well past caring.
June 24, 2004
nice animation & design but - shudder
| Original Score: 1/5
April 11, 2004
Critics often use the word 'incomprehensible' when referring to a poorly constructed movie, but nowhere is this assessment more accurate than in the case of Cool World.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
March 7, 2004
Although director Ralph Bakshi's imagination is certainly present, Cool World is too full of itself to create any magic.
Read More | Original Score: 61/100
January 21, 2004
Unfortunately, the film doesn't have much else to offer beyond narrative incoherence and bad acting.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 21, 2004
One of my favorite movies that I didn't like.
| Original Score: 2/5
December 5, 2003
Here's hoping cartoons and noir will meet again on another, more auspicious, day.
September 18, 2003
Both the live and animated characters are equally uninteresting.
| Original Score: 1/5
May 21, 2003
Mr. Bakshi's skill as an animator continues to outshine his judgment about subject matter.
April 14, 2003
Wanted to be the next Roger Rabbit. Turned out to be a watered down 'Fritz the Cat.'
| Original Score: 2/5
December 30, 2002
Occasionally hints at being something great that was hacked down to size in both budget and time.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 22, 2002
A huge disappointment.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/10
July 26, 2002
Mommy! Mommy! Make the bad man stop!
| Original Score: 0/5
January 1, 2000
A surprisingly incompetent film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
What are the rules anyway?
January 1, 2000
Telling you that I liked Ralph Bakshi's Cool World a whole lot more than I expected to isn't really saying a whole lot for the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
What Bakshi has come up with is merely a one-joke movie -- and it's a dirty joke.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
There are a few clever little satires on other animated films and perhaps a good line or two, but the incoherent story just is not very interesting.
January 8, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
February 13, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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