Labyrinth Reviews

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August 29, 2019
A magical film that keeps the ability to make us rejuvenate. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 22, 2019
If there were a "neutral" option besides Fresh/Rotten, that's what I'd actually give this weird, weird movie.
November 4, 2018
These filmmakers relied on puppets, miniatures, matte paintings, and other kinds of expert movie magic to imbue their world with a singular reality that feels both immediate and dreamlike.
April 4, 2018
Let's talk about David Bowie's crotch.
September 26, 2016
Even after 30 years, Labyrinth remains a fantasy classic, utilizing its beloved characters, unique creature and set designs, and a charming performance from David Bowie to deliver a memorable film filled with magical elements.
July 10, 2016
One of the undeniable triumphs of pure fantasy in live-action cinema.
October 20, 2013
A wonderful eighties fantasy gem...
September 8, 2013
If, like most of its fans who caught up with the film through VHS and afternoon television airings on the ABC, then seeing it on the big screen will surely rank as one of the most eye-opening, fantastical experiences of the year.
April 4, 2012
Labyrinth has stood the test of time astonishingly well.
August 15, 2011
Muppet creator Jim Henson went dark, but not too serious in this entertaining, but meandering trifle.
December 15, 2010
Surreal coming-of-age fantasy -- with Muppets.
September 26, 2009
Henson's vision and the wonderful bag of puppetry tricks he turns to are enough to make "Labyrinth" a winner.
March 8, 2008
September 21, 2007
Plays like The Wizard of Oz or Alice in Wonderland crossed with a middling episode of "The Muppet Show" guest-starring David Bowie … suffers from a distinct lack of charm.
August 9, 2007
An innovative mix of sophisticated puppetry and special effects, Labyrinth has all the components of classic myth.
August 2, 2007
Unfortunately, this contemporary (at least, for the era) fairy tale, directed and co-written by Muppets creator Jim Henson, never sets a timely tone beyond the 1980s. It remains disappointingly tethered to yesteryear.
July 25, 2007
The chaotic narrative proceeds in fits and starts, and the sights and sounds are often dated, but somehow the film's wit and wonder linger in the mind.
June 29, 2007
Henson's imagination is boundless. But his movie has no pep. It's a dream in neutral.
June 14, 2007
A real masterpiece of puppetry and special effects, an absolutely gorgeous children's fantasy movie.
December 30, 2006
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