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Chicken Run [DVD] [Widescreen]
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Theatrical release: June 21, 2000 (N.Y./L.A.); June 23, 2000 (national). The Plasticine characters in CHICKEN RUN were often moved 24 times for every second of exposed film. At the height of the movie's production, up to 40 stop-motion animators worked around the clock to capture just 10 seconds of footage per day. Phil Daniels was the star of the cult film QUADROPHENIA (1979) and also contributed vocals to the 1994 British hit single "Parklife" by Blur. Paul Clinton of cnn.com, Jan Stuart and Gene Seymour of Newsday, Desson Howe of the Washington Post, A.O. Scott of the New York Times, Jeff Strickler of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly, the Austin Chronicle, and Time magazine named CHICKEN RUN one of the 10 best films of 2000. The National Board of Review, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the New York Film Critics Circle, the Florida Film Critics Circle, and the Broadcast Film Critics Association named CHICKEN RUN Best Animated Feature of 2000. The Las Vegas Film Critics Society named CHICKEN RUN Best Family Film of 2000. CHICKEN RUN was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture--Musical or Comedy. CHICKEN RUN was the feature-film winner at the 15th Annual Genesis Awards: "The only major media and arts award concerning animal issues, the Genesis Award is presented by The Ark Trust, Inc. to honor outstanding individuals in the major media and artistic community who have communicated animal-rights and animal-welfare issues with courage, artistry and integrity."
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 86453
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"...Poultry has never been so stuffed with personality....A little slapstick, a little action, rich characters and a whopping serving of wit. All baked to near-perfection." -- 3.5 out of 4 stars
"...[CHICKEN RUN] will hypnotize the young...[And] is packed with the kind of detail that adults will like, too....It's immensely satisfying, a divinely relaxed and confident film."
New York Times
"...Aardman's laid a golden egg which offers plenty of poultry powered thrills..." -- 4 out of 5 stars
"...Pleasures abound, particularly the dizzying pie-machine sequence." -- 3 out of 5 stars -- A Satisfying Rental
"...CHICKEN RUN is a spectacular piece of stop-motion, clay-figure animation....A world of visual miracles..."
"...The humor in CHICKEN RUN is genial and playful, able to treat the wildest concepts with total seriousness....The film never loses its priceless stamp of individuality..."
Los Angeles Times
"...A magical new animated film that looks and sound like no other....Not only funny and wicked, clever and visually inventive, but kind and sweet. Tender and touching..."
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