Tito and the Birds (Tito e os Pássaros) Reviews

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March 27, 2020
Boy fights an epidemic in dark, scary animated tale.
March 20, 2020
The story works as political allegory but doesn't make much sense on its own terms.
September 25, 2019
A visually transformative film that will appeal to both young and old alike.
September 18, 2019
It felt incredibly alive... very tactile, and I loved the score.
April 24, 2019
It's impossible to dislike the message of this animated effort from Brazil even if it's easy to dislike the often ungainly and heavy-handed way in which it's imparted.
February 25, 2019
The animation style has an oil painting aesthetic that is unique and beautiful.
February 8, 2019
The uncommonly smart story on display -- one that viewers of all ages should have no problem grasping -- is equalled by the striking visual style that it employs throughout.
February 7, 2019
This Brazilian animated feature is an incredibly timely film.
February 7, 2019
There's a human quality to these visuals, which are pointedly not striving for perfection, but revel instead in supposed defects like smudges, jittery lines, color blotches and distorted proportions.
February 7, 2019
One of the most excitingly fresh features from an exceptionally strong year for animation.
February 1, 2019
Makes good use of its combination of oil-paint backgrounds and precise-pencil characters but rather spectacularly fails to stick the landing.
February 1, 2019
The sort of movie that puts its subtext right there on the top, but that's OK because the top is very lovely.
January 31, 2019
"Tito" manages to make its ideas feel new just as the events of today's world make them feel increasingly relevant.
January 31, 2019
All elements of the film cohesively create a must-see film about overcoming fear for kids and adults.
January 29, 2019
A movie with a message like this is one of the clearest and most decisive slices through the din of rhetoric.
January 28, 2019
Tito and The Birds is a moving and magical adventure that boasts a big heart, laudable message, and extraordinary splendor.
January 27, 2019
Tito and the Birds stands out as one of the best foreign animated films in recent memory. The story hits home, and with some special animation, it rises to the occasion.
January 25, 2019
Tito and the Birds combines different art styles in a way that demonstrates the radical possibilities of animated storytelling.
January 25, 2019
A shrewd response to bigotry, packaged as a spooky adventure achieved through the integration of artisanal and digital techniques.
January 25, 2019
The abstract style of hand-painted animation is vibrant and evocative, tying its themes together with flair.
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