Madagascar Reviews

November 16, 2011
Boring and bedraggled.
September 20, 2008
Lame scatalogical gags and worn pop-culture parodies abound, but the CGI animation romp is somewhat redeemed by the scene-stealing appearances of several supporting characters.
February 27, 2007
September 26, 2005
The tenor can be shrill, but there's no time to get bored. And on top of that, most of the gags actually work.
June 1, 2005
Lacking any meat on its bones, ['Madagascar'] is a cartoon about nothing. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
May 31, 2005
It paints itself into a very bizarre corner because at first, they are all friends and then all of a sudden they revert to being more like real animals. How do you do that and make it funny? Well, you don't.
May 27, 2005
Madagascar is great good fun, not only because the filmmakers have enlisted some wonderful voice talent but also because the visuals truly are marvelous.
May 27, 2005
The fact is, apart from certain superficial visual distinctions, virtually all of the recent studio-produced, star-voiced computer-animated movies feel like they could have been produced on different assembly lines in the same factory.
May 27, 2005
What makes it good is that the story is a kind of parable that suggests some seriousness beneath the surface, even sadness.
May 27, 2005
The film ends with an obvious bid for a sequel, and why not? Madagascar and its charming critters deserve an encore.