Heavy Metal Reviews

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September 10, 2019
The film is a laudable attempt to present the world of cartoon movies to another type of audience. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 22, 2019
Heavy Metal proposes a narrative that is not always intelligible, where the monotony conceals the imagination of the filmmakers. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 13, 2016
It's definitely watchable for fans that appreciate the exploitative pulp nature of the magazine set to excellent rock music.
August 5, 2014
Exemplifies the notion that the euphemism "adult material" almost exclusively denotes content which is chiefly of appeal to people other than adults.
January 30, 2012
In 1981, this may have been state-of-the-art animation, but now it looks rudimentary, clunky, and flat. The writing, likewise, is flat.
February 12, 2010
Archly stunted and incalculably influential
March 26, 2009
Initial segments have a boisterous blend of dynamic graphics, intriguing plot premises and sly wit that unfortunately slide gradually downhill.
March 10, 2008
You have to conclude that its makers should have got out more.
September 17, 2007
...An unabashed crowd-pleaser. Whenever possible, it goes for the fight scene, the sex joke, the jiggly breasts...
April 16, 2007
It's a mixed bag, but successful in a mindless, adolescent way.
April 16, 2007
Some of the animation is first-rate, particularly in the more modest comedy segments, and even the heavy set pieces have greater flash and dazzle than anything Ralph Bakshi mustered around the same period.
February 9, 2006
Fantasies that are gratuitously sexist and Fascist (macho whoring and warmongering), and whose roots reach all the way back to post-hippie paranoia, feed the tangled plot-lines of a movie that... should disappoint even the teenage wet-dreamers.
October 26, 2005
July 25, 2005
Anyone from the era will love it, while everyone else simply won't get it at all.
July 15, 2005
August 30, 2004
Heavy Metal has been animated with great verve, and scored very well, with music much less ear-splitting than the title would suggest.
February 20, 2004
January 12, 2004
July 18, 2003
May 14, 2003
Heavy Metal despite all of its flaws and anacrhonisms, nevertheless represents something of a refreshment in today's sterile climate.
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