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Pom Poko (Heisei tanuki gassen pompoko) (The Raccoon War) Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
November 27, 2015
A consistently and thoroughly interminable animated endeavor...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
February 11, 2015
Anime tale with environmental message; some peril, sadness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine
February 20, 2014
By no means a particularly good film...But as a cultural curiosity and a showcase for stunningly bizarre animation, there's nothing else quite like it.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Top Critic
Andy Webster
New York Times
January 5, 2012
Its ecological concerns, nuance and occasional lyricism place it squarely within the Ghibli oeuvre but not among its masterpieces.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
May 26, 2010
An excellent contribution to Ghibli's legacy of pro-environment fables about the magic of the natural world and the emptiness of crowded cities.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
A fun, funny and sad commentary on society, Asian society, and the environment...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
September 12, 2005
Comes a point where cultural specificity is such that there's really no point in defending something that just doesn't translate.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Norm Schrager
Filmcritic.com
September 4, 2005
smart, stylishly trippy
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
August 23, 2005
Deeply affecting and visually mesmerizing, this is one of the best animated movies I've ever seen.
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