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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Reviews

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Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
June 28, 2007
You've probably seen it 15 times by now, so why not make it 16?
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
...the animation itself is top-notch, and in a number of darker sequences (Snow White's terrified entry into the forest, for example), Disney's adoption of Expressionist visual devices makes for genuinely powerful drama.
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
September 9, 2005
Most remarkable in Snow White's romps through the forest with her pack of animal pals, Disney's brilliant cell animation has rarely been equaled.
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 16, 2004
Arguably the best Disney ever.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
October 29, 2003
While I see the film's importance from a technical aspect and laud it for its sense of mood, it's not at the top of my list of animated classics.
Dan Fazio
September 16, 2003
Songs like 'Heigh-Ho'and 'Some Day My Prince Will Come' are timeless; people who haven't seen this in years still recall every word.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
May 20, 2003
It is a classic, as important cinematically as The Birth of a Nation or the birth of Mickey Mouse.

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Walt Disney's greatest achievement, the sensation of the motion picture industry... Unbelievably beautiful... Unutterably charming... The beloved fairy tale comes to vivid life.
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
June 5, 2002
More important historically than it is entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 30, 2001
To one degree or another, every animated feature made since owes it something.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
David Keyes
October 19, 2001
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs may not be the 'fairest of them all,' but being the very first of them all is reason enough to admire the effort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
October 15, 2001
...the very definition of a classic....and the newly restored, THX-mastered DVD transfer is breathtaking.
Read More | Original Score: 10/10
Joshua Tyler
August 16, 2001
More than the grandfather of full-length animated films, it is a genuine classic in its own right.
| Original Score: 5/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Like many of the Disney films, from Pinocchio to Fantasia, this film is a cinematic rite of passage -- for children and adults.
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
The first time was the charm with the queen, probably still the most effective, scariest, and coolest villain Disney has yet created.

TV Guide
January 1, 2000
This is animation as it had never before been experienced.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) is the first full-length animated feature (83 minutes in length) in color and with sound, one of Disney's greatest films,
Emanuel Levy
July 5, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
April 26, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Michael Dequina
January 8, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
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