Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (Astérix: Le domaine des dieux) Reviews

September 26, 2019
French comic character saves ancient Gaul in animated tale.
August 15, 2019
Originally in French, dubbed in English, this action adventure touches on social issues such as environmental degradation, modernization, materialism and classism with a light, satirical touch.
November 9, 2017
This one makes for some fairly delightful viewing.
November 1, 2017
Die-hard fans won't care, while new converts might wonder what the fuss is about.
December 17, 2016
The franchise switches to 3D animation for this take on one of the original books. The characters thus look more like they do on the page -- and less like a bunch of actors in It's a Knockout costumes -- yet they still aren't quite right.
October 10, 2016
Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods treads tired territory in this ninth animated film based on the French comic books.
August 22, 2016
The CG might be a little algorithmic but this new animated feature based on the much-loved Asterix adventure Mansion of the Gods is a marked improvement on the same franchise's live actioners starring Grard Depardieu.
August 21, 2016
Despite some languid stretches, it's genial knockabout stuff for slightly older kids that, like Caesar, comes, sees and kind of conquers.
August 21, 2016
Forget Captain America: Civil War and Deadpool. This is the comic-book adaptation of the year.
August 18, 2016
Youthful newcomers and devotees alike will be chuckling early and often.
August 18, 2016
After too many live-action turkeys, it's a pleasure to have the Gauls back in 'toon form, as one of their more satirical stories is recreated with its waspishness intact.
August 15, 2016
The animation is lacklustre, turning Goscinny's sprightly illustrations into plasticky CGI.
August 15, 2016
The appealing character animation perfectly captures the distinctive look of the source material, while co-directors Louis Clichy and Alexandre Astier maintain a snappy pace throughout ...
February 19, 2015
One of the things that's nice here is that there's a lot of humour that can appeal to adults as well as kids and there's a social complexity to the situation that's quite unlike mainstream American animated films.