Thunder and the House of Magic Reviews

January 9, 2015
I haven't seen a more captivating kids' film for a long time... well, not since Toy Story, perhaps not since The Wizard of Oz.
September 4, 2014
Marrying American voices to Belgian animation, this candy-colored adventure has a harum-scarum energy that rarely flags.
September 4, 2014
"Thunder and the House of Magic" epitomizes the sort film of that's supposed to be fun for the whole family, but that no one actually enjoys.
September 4, 2014
"Thunder" falls into the common mistake of many children's films - it underestimates its audience.
September 4, 2014
"Thunder" doesn't boast a distinctive look or a cast of famous voices. But its characters are engaging and its action sequences exhilarating.
September 2, 2014
Thunder and the House of Magic is That Touching Cat Chase Cartoon You've Been Looking For
September 2, 2014
It's a thin premise that cues much cheery knockabout comedy, with ample scope for impressively whooshy 3D tracking shots. If the action gets somewhat repetitive, very young viewers are unlikely to mind.
July 26, 2014
The narrative nods its head towards Toy Story and ParaNorman, although there's nothing here to match the magic of either of those strange gems.
July 25, 2014
No adult will enjoy it all that much, but few will feel the need to bolt for the concessions stand once kids are safely deposited.
July 24, 2014
The storytelling doesn't match the visual effects.
July 24, 2014
As a feature film, it is soulless, like something that has been generated by a computer programme.
July 24, 2014
A curious mix of Britpop music cues and moppet-bait storytelling makes for a diverting, if derivative kids' animation.
July 24, 2014
An audience used to Disney and Pixar will rightly expect better than this, whether they're under 10 or not.
July 24, 2014
If you have minds and eyes, prepare to have them boggled.
July 23, 2014
This 3D kids' animation about a plucky kitten adopted by an elderly magician is a mixed bag of tricks.