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Born To Be Wild Reviews

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April 8, 2011
This enthralling 3D IMAX documentary about animal activists and naturalists in Borneo and Kenya and the orphaned baby orangutans and elephants they rescue is a must-see for animal lovers of all ages.
April 8, 2011
A decent weekend diversion, this IMAX documentary is cute enough to engage your kids, while teaching them the most basic lessons in ecological responsibility.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 8, 2011
Their stories are touching and inspiring, but let's face it, the visuals are what make this movie. Born to be Wild takes you to places you've never been and makes you wish you had.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 8, 2011
The hip soundtrack adds momentum, and the reassuring narration of Morgan Freeman lets us know these lucky orphans will have a fighting chance for survival after taking their first steps -- or swings -- back into the wild.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 8, 2011
A cute and touching look at animals in peril and the dedicated humans who care for them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 8, 2011
Given the sheer scale of the format, Imax provides an ideal context in which to experience 3D, allowing the eyes to wander about each periphery-filling frame and focus on whatever catches our interest, the way we do in the real world.
April 8, 2011
Sweet, inspiring tale of two wildlife fairy godmothers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 8, 2011
Born to Be Wild is a film you'll want to show your children. With any luck, it will eventually find its way into every elementary classroom.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 8, 2011
If you want to take a child to see something spectacular this weekend, even if it's only your inner child, skip that bunny movie and go to "Born to Be Wild 3D."
Full Review | Original Score: A-
April 8, 2011
While there's an important story here - how these two women take in endangered animals with the intention of later releasing them back into the wild - the main attraction is the general adorableness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 8, 2011
It's sort of poetic justice that the wretched "Sucker Punch" is getting kicked off four Manhattan IMAX screens after just two weeks by this charming nature documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 8, 2011
"Born to be Wild" is a good nature film - and a great technical achievement.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 7, 2011
A moving, engaging and revelatory IMAX attraction with two heroines and a crowd of charming beasts.
April 7, 2011
Although it runs just a fleet 40 minutes, the film proves a rich and memorable journey.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 7, 2011
Narrated by Morgan Freeman (of course), "Wild" shifts gracefully between the two locations without ever feeling like it's imposing a story arc on them.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 7, 2011
Wholesome and educational, teaches right from wrong, and brings up some important environmental issues.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 7, 2011
Some animal parts, it turns out, are perfectly suited to 3-D, none more so than an elephant's trunk.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 7, 2011
Incredible and inspiring, educational and endearing
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 7, 2011
An honest marketer might have just gone ahead and titled the film "Awwwww.''
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 7, 2011
The "awwwww" factor is off the charts for Born to Be Wild.
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