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A Cat in Paris Reviews

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September 21, 2013
...has a delightfully idiosyncratic animated aesthetic - it's like an intermingling of Art Deco and Cubism - but the story is all odd angles
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 11, 2013
In this chase film, children's love of pursuit, of running and jumping and hiding and seeking, transforms the City of Lights into a playground where even a mother bounds along car roofs to reach her daughter. The story, though, lags behind the animation.
October 13, 2012
This French import is a welcome (read: hand-drawn as opposed to CGI) movie that packs a lot of punch in its hour-long running time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 14, 2012
It's a fun and exciting film that both kids and adults can enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 30, 2012
A Cat in Paris is thrilling, and a thrilling example of traditional ink and paint cartooning.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 25, 2012
Come for the film, stay for the urban-mural visuals, leave vaguely satisfied.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
July 27, 2012
Twentysomething caped-crusader fans may get a warmer buzz of nostalgia here than they will at The Dark Knight Rises.
July 26, 2012
While the fluid hand-drawn animation provides a pleasant stylistic alternative to the predominance of 3D computer animation in the marketplace, the story leaves a lot to be desired.
Full Review | Original Score: C
July 26, 2012
[It] glories in striking silhouettes, a slinky '50s beat, a bright storybook palette and an entrancing brand of make-believe that grown-ups can believe in.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 13, 2012
An animated delight, and certainly not just for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 10, 2012
Animated thriller's action makes it best for older kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2012
Imagine Disney's The Rescuers had it been directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and you're zeroing in on the tone of this Oscar-nominated charmer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 5, 2012
"A Cat in Paris" has a jazzy, relaxed beauty; it's old-school, hand-drawn animation, and you sense the fun the artists were having.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 29, 2012
If you're an animation buff or a lover of Paris, you won't be disappointed.
Full Review | Original Score: A min us
June 29, 2012
At a little over an hour, it's a slight but visually charming adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 29, 2012
Like a cat nap, it gives us a brief, refreshing dream with little to remember.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 28, 2012
"A Cat in Paris" has a low-key charm and pleasurably laconic visual style.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 28, 2012
The graphic design and humor are whimsical, the color scheme deep and shadowy, and the perils facing Zoe and her police-inspector mom just shivery enough to give the story some spice.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 28, 2012
Although "A Cat in Paris" is new and was nominated for this year's animation Oscar, it already has the feel of a movie that will stand the test of time.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 28, 2012
A Cat in Paris falters in the middle with too much farcical plot involving a clumsy, murderous gang, but it finds itself with a neat climax amidst the gargoyles atop the Notre Dame cathedral.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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