The Secret of NIMH Reviews

October 17, 2018
Don Bluth, who led an exodus of animators from Walt Disney Productions three years ago, has produced a feature in the Disney tradition: Full animation, spectacular effects, rounded characters.
November 20, 2013
Bluth and his animators, bless them, chose to revive an endangered art form -- classically detailed animation. They drew their characters exquisitely and gave them individual personalities.
September 3, 2008
Not enthralling, but worth seeing for anyone interested in the mechanics of this arcane art.
August 31, 2008
Every character moves fluidly and imaginatively against an extravaganza of detailed background and dazzling effects, all emboldened by fascinating colored textures.
August 31, 2008
It is something gorgeous to look at.
July 7, 2007
The animation was, as Bluth and company had promised, a spectacular return to old-school craftsmanship.
June 24, 2006
It's a spectacular return to the shimmering, mesmerising deep-focus animation associated with Disney's classic period...
October 23, 2004
It looks good, moves well, and delights our eyes.
August 30, 2004
The story manages to be sentimental without being especially moving.