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"[T]his smartly dressed package injects a traditional fairy tale, Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Snow Queen,' with enough contemporary attitudes and female empowerment touches to please both little girls and their moms. Energetic, humorous and not too cloying..."Hollywood Reporter "A quixotic snowman who longs to experience summer handily steals the show in FROZEN, Disney's 53rd in-house animated feature and one of its most classical."Variety "[T]he visuals are crisp and mesmerising. And in Anna, it boasts a triumphantly single-minded female role model..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he animated comedy-adventure has a sweet and very modern message, plus strong characters."Washington Post "Disneys FROZEN works beautifully as a timeless fairy tale with a modern twist. As Walt himself might have put it: Here is a movie sure to captivate children, delight adults, and melt the hearts of audiences of all ages."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]he exploding-ice-crystal visuals are spectacular: You can almost feel them freeze-burning your fingers." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he animation is pretty, the songs are tuneful, and Josh Gad gets big laughs as Olaf, a snowman with a sun fetish."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "It's a warm-hearted, rousing and stunning animated saga ideally poised for the holiday season."USA Today "With a cool, contemporary spin on a fairy-tale classic, a dramatic Nordic landscape animated in splendid storybook style and Broadway vets belting out power ballads, FROZEN is an icy blast of fun from the very first flake."Los Angeles Times "[The film has] a modern, exuberant spirit that draws heat from Broadway-style musical numbers and, before and after everything else, from marvelous 3-D animation."Wall Street Journal "[I]ts gleaming dream world of snow and ice is one of the most visually captivating environments to be found in a Disney animated film."New York Times "[I]n its simple pleasures, its every bit as enjoyable as WINNIE THE POOH, with a strong and valuable moral undercurrent to boot."A.V. Club "[T]he snowy, icy animation is impeccable. The big songs are also appropriately stirring..."Empire "[N]ever less than gorgeous to watch. A majestic mountaintop ice castle is particularly exquisite -- glittery and detailed and tactile..."RogerEbert.com3.761643

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"SALOME counts among the last movies to make full use of the resources of the studio system to create an elaborately lighted, wholly artificial environment for its star."New York Times3.501285

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"...Del Toro is an expert at the ominous, using a striking visual sense to drench his films with an atmosphere suffocatingly thick with undefined menace..."Los Angeles Times "...Stylishly directed by Guillermo Del Toro, whose visual sense adds a certain texture that makes everything scarier and more effective..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Ominous....The bugs move with scary agility, and the sounds are highly evocative..."New York Times3.347515

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Gonzalez-Rubio immerses us in a world of natural beauty; better still, he never allows the bonding to turn soggy."Total Film3.327011

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"...A fitfully funny sci-fi comedy..."USA Today "...Plenty entertaining....The movie is visually witty and even marvelous when it comes to depicting the spectacular creatures..."Entertainment Weekly "...A consistently amusing action romp....[With] exceedingly vivid and credible visual effects that blend seamlessly with the action..."Variety "...Mr. Duchovny and Mr. Jones make an amusing pair..."New York Times "...A good-natured spirit....Duchovny and Jones play off each other nicely..."Hollywood Reporter "...Amiable and entertaining....It's quite an achievement to create not only a one-off monster but an entire ecosystem..."Sight and Sound "[There are] many laughs to be had."Uncut3.327011

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5 stars out of 5 -- "It's a deglamourised shot of wake-up juice that strips a brutal reality bare....Accept that every mobster movie you've ever seen is rose-tinted nonsense. Now take a dip in this icy plunge-pool of a picture."Total Film "[A] masterpiece of the genre....Garrone opts here for a strongly realistic and severe cinematography....Another sign of the film's sophistication is its austere soundtrack."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t has an under-the-skin quality that makes for an outstanding drama. It's a film that paints a full, ugly portrait of the Camorra corruptors and their corruption..."Empire "SCARFACE looms large in GOMORRAH, an unflinching corrective to the mafia film."Film Comment Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[Y]ou've never seen anything like GOMORRA....Garone shoots in a fast, off-the-cuff nonfiction style..."Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "It's brilliant filmmaking, a wake-up call that means to shake you, and does."Rolling Stone "[A] corrosive and ferociously unsentimental fictional look at Italian organized crime....The sense that you are visiting an alien world is critical to the film's forceful grip, which immediately takes hold of you..."New York Times "[T]he dramatic structure is complex, the details are instructive, and the sense of tragedy is momentous."Wall Street Journal "Garrone was a painter before becoming a filmmaker; the training reveals itself through hauntingly stark images in which characters seem to get swallowed by an unforgiving environment."Washington Post "The film is a curative for the romanticism of THE GODFATHER and SCARFACE....GOMORRAH looks grimy and sullen, and has no heroes, only victims....That is its power."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] gripping, clear-eyed drama....Don't look for resolution, romanticism, or comic relief....Instead, there's the power of damning truth." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly Included in Chicago Sun-Times's "The Best Foreign Films Of 2009" -- "Remorseless drama about the foot solders of the Camorra..."Chicago Sun-Times3.304107

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"[A] cheerfully chaotic jumble of fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters parachuted into a Spanish storybook setting. It also looks terrific..."New York Times "[T]he results are so funny and irresistible audiences are bound to be swept away into this kitty's universe."Box Office "[C]harming....PUSS IN BOOTS exults in extravagant images..."Wall Street Journal "PUSS IN BOOTS is a family film where the adventure and invention never flag and the tongue-in-cheek humor doesn't linger far behind."Los Angeles Times "[With] Breezy action, clever twists on classic figures from fables and grown-up gags tucked in amidst the kid-friendly developments."Movieline "With his impeccable comic timing and lyrical Spanish accent, Banderas' swashbuckling charmer is an undeniable treat."USA Today "PUSS IN BOOTS proves the Antonio Banderas-voiced ginger tomcat a surprisingly able leading man when removed to his own universe."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 4 -- "[S]hockingly good....There's no stunt casting, just good, solid performances, even down to the bit parts."Washington Post 3 stars out of 5-- "[With] spot-on voice casting....The skillful use of depth of field creates expansive, layered environments."Total Film2.871596

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"Part of the fun of EXAMINED LIFE comes from watching these very intelligent people try to make themselves intelligible."New York Times "[T]he heady documentary EXAMINED LIFE provides a sound forum for an influential cross-section of professional thinkers to theorize on such weighty topics as life and death, politics, the environment and disabilities."Los Angeles Times2.780278

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"SAW is gripping exploitation, laughing off claims to seriousness while giving its audience a more pungent ride than recent mainstream offerings."Sight and Sound "[SAW] does a better-than-average job of conveying the panic and helplessness of men terrorized by a sadist in a degrading environment..."New York Times "Utterly nihilistic and relentlessly tense, SAW is a must for horror freaks."Rolling Stone "SAW is a gristle-cut B psycho thriller that would like to tap the sickest corners of your imagination."Entertainment Weekly Ranked #9 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "First-time director James Wan and screenwriter Whannell have a way with splatter. Better duck."Rolling Stone2.750978

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"SWEETGRASS is often astonishingly beautiful....Mr. Castaing-Taylor has an extraordinary eye: he takes you right into the center of the herd so it almost feels as if you're jostling alongside the animals as they rush for food or surge up a ravine."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he film has a real attention to neutrality, which lends some startling effect to the experience of seeing such iconic creatures, vocations and landscapes in varying states of undress."Box Office "Part elegy and part update, Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor's documentary follows ranchers and their sea of sheep on a historic final run to summer pastures."Film Comment "[M]inimalist and hypnotic, a catalog of observations about the primal relationship between man and beast, and the still-daunting challenges of the Western landscape."A.V. Club "[S]lyly transendental....It has its own suspense: It's there in the movements of the flock..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "SWEETGRASS is an unexpectedly intoxicating documentary, unexpected because it blends high artistic standards with the grueling reality of one of the toughest, most exhausting of work environments."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a gorgeous and, believe it or not, riveting documentary...about sheep."Washington Post2.713127

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"Berlinger's reputation as a skilled filmmaker-journalist and the topical subject matter make CRUDE must-viewing for those who care about the planet."Hollywood Reporter 3.5 stars out of 4 -- Heres a powerhouse of a documentary that makes you feel mad as hell and unwilling to take it anymore.Rolling Stone "[W]hat CRUDE does best is take us behind the scenes and show in often candid detail how campaigns are waged, tactics decided on and strategies prioritized."Los Angeles Times "It's a David-and-Goliath tale, full of anger and disturbing accusation, but it's also inspiring." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Joe Berlinger's scorched-earth documentary and David-and-Goliath drama offers more than a few eco-outraged observations on the not-so-free enterprise system."Washington Post "Humorous, quirky touches lift devastatingly sad content..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Berlinger admirably keeps his focus on the human level, particularly crusading local lawyer Pablo Fajardo..."Empire2.694415

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"...[COMA] combines dry humour and documentary realism....A pleasingly old-fashioned movie..." Sight and Sound "...An extremely entertaining suspense drama....[The] entire cast, down through minor supporting roles, contributes to the impact..." Variety2.681166

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"[T]his smartly dressed package injects a traditional fairy tale, Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Snow Queen,' with enough contemporary attitudes and female empowerment touches to please both little girls and their moms. Energetic, humorous and not too cloying..."Hollywood Reporter "A quixotic snowman who longs to experience summer handily steals the show in FROZEN, Disney's 53rd in-house animated feature and one of its most classical."Variety "With a cool, contemporary spin on a fairy-tale classic, a dramatic Nordic landscape animated in splendid storybook style and Broadway vets belting out power ballads, FROZEN is an icy blast of fun from the very first flake."Los Angeles Times "[The film has] a modern, exuberant spirit that draws heat from Broadway-style musical numbers and, before and after everything else, from marvelous 3-D animation."Wall Street Journal "[I]ts gleaming dream world of snow and ice is one of the most visually captivating environments to be found in a Disney animated film."New York Times "[T]he visuals are crisp and mesmerising. And in Anna, it boasts a triumphantly single-minded female role model..."Total Film "[I]n its simple pleasures, its every bit as enjoyable as WINNIE THE POOH, with a strong and valuable moral undercurrent to boot."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "It's a warm-hearted, rousing and stunning animated saga ideally poised for the holiday season."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he animated comedy-adventure has a sweet and very modern message, plus strong characters."Washington Post "Disneys FROZEN works beautifully as a timeless fairy tale with a modern twist. As Walt himself might have put it: Here is a movie sure to captivate children, delight adults, and melt the hearts of audiences of all ages."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]he exploding-ice-crystal visuals are spectacular: You can almost feel them freeze-burning your fingers." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he animation is pretty, the songs are tuneful, and Josh Gad gets big laughs as Olaf, a snowman with a sun fetish."Rolling Stone "[T]he snowy, icy animation is impeccable. The big songs are also appropriately stirring..."Empire "[N]ever less than gorgeous to watch. A majestic mountaintop ice castle is particularly exquisite -- glittery and detailed and tactile..."RogerEbert.com2.679552

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"...Landis knows well the strength of his performers and unleashes them for delightful individual moments and wacky interaction..."Variety "...Murphy makes a slick segue from hustler to Wall Street wizard..." -- Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly "...Consummately slick entertainment....[Aykroyd and Murphy] work together deftly..."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's still funny and sharp-witted..."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Expect intelligent comedy for the 'greed is good' generation, directed by John Landis at the height of his powers"Ultimate DVD2.673911

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"Jordan Scott creates an atmosphere of dusky longing..."Los Angeles Times2.663659

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JazzTimes (p.80) - "Moyet, with her uncompromising musicality and a diverse history that embraces punk, blues and hard-driving dance beats, is expertly versed in the art of enriching whatever environment she's placed in..."2.527719

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"...Many of the sequences are thrilling....The visual environment is beautifully conceived and skillfully rendered..." New York Times "...CHAMBER OF SECRETS, the movie weaves a powerful spell over its audience..." USA Today "...[The film has] new characters, marvelously played by fresh king-and-queen hams who conjure the old-fashioned art of well-placed acting..." Entertainment Weekly "...The young actors -- Daniel Radcliffe as Harry, Rupert Grint as Ron, and Emma Watson as Hermione -- exude a new ease..." Rolling Stone "...It affords an opportunity for such character actors as Kenneth Branagh and Shirley Henderson to let rip....[The] monsters from the first film are smoother and more nuanced here..." Sight and Sound "...CHAMBER OF SECRETS, like its predecessor, is intelligently cast and makes good use of behind-the-camera talent..." Los Angeles Times "...Enchanting....We see even more of the exquisitely realized Harry Potter universe in this outing..." Box Office "...It possesses a confidence and intermittent flair that begin to give it a life of its own....[The] film features a commanding turn by Christian Coulson..." Variety2.414914

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "CARS is all about shifting to a lower gear, getting out of the fast lane and how the journey in life is its own reward."Box Office "[Powered] by warmth, emotion and good-hearted charm. It offers the kinds of sensations all Hollywood once did, and it makes us remember why those films made us care..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "As a technical achievement, CARS is peerless....[The cars] are alive and the team has faithfully crafted an environment for the characters."Total Film 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "CARS is family fun, brimming with surprises....A class act all the way. Pixar does it again."Rolling Stone "When it comes to unlikely anthropomorphization, Pixar isn't afraid to raise the bar." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly "[A]ll of its automobiles brim with personality....The story makes some typically Pixar points on community and friendship, and the design and animation is typically thrilling."Premiere Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "John Lasseter's witty, enchanting, gorgeously designed NASCAR fantasia is a luscious piece of American pop art..."Entertainment Weekly "The voice-cast is given a lift by Paul Newman, whose deep tones dignify his character....Its eye-boggling giant stadiums and desert vistas fill the biggest cinema screen..."Sight and Sound2.374064

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"Jennifer Baichwal's gorgeous documentary amplifies the powerful work of Edward Burtynsky..."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Epic scale and scope are not generally associated with documentary film, but Jennifer Baichwal's revealing portrait of photographer Edward Burtynsky has both..."Total Film "Visually, the film is rich and subtle -- Burtynsky finds an eerie beauty in the starkest, most poisoned, emptied vistas; what's deathly here is also potent and haunting."Sight and Sound2.367865

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"...[The film has] smart performances and pulls off the rare trick of tackling some thorny racial issues without becoming blandly moralistic..."Total Film "...[Stiles'] performance, and her dancing, blossom in a pleasant, spirited way....Thomas projects a potently attractive self-confidence..."Variety "...SAVE THE LAST DANCE teaches that you should never give up your dreams and that love is all you need..."Entertainment Weekly "...Well-crafted and smoothly paced, SAVE THE LAST DANCE benefits most strongly from its predominately youthful cast....Lawson and the most appealing Washington make impressions as vivid as those of Stiles and Thomas..."Los Angeles Times "...The development is intelligent, the characters are more complicated than we expect and the ending doesn't tie everything up in a predictable way....[Stiles is] one of the most talented of the emerging generation of actresses..."Chicago Sun-Times2.347361

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.86) - Ranked #2 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...Its luxurious sound conveys a heartbreaking wistfulness..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Spin (p.79) - "Two instrumentals, a sea chantey, strange electronic instruments, and sounds literally designed for pets....Indie and prog rock both start here..."Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Q (7/00, p.140) - Included in Q's "The Best Male Angst Albums Of All Time" - "...12 impossibly lush songs that replace The Beach Boys' earlier high school ramalama with the unease and inner hurly-burly of early adulthood..."Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Q (7/96, p.133) - 5 Stars (out of 5) - "...A new stereo mix of PET SOUNDS...gives the songs a fantastic clarity, in effect smashing through the Wall Of Sound to bring up instrumental parts that have hitherto been hard to pick out..."Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one....clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one...clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one...clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Vibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyVibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyMusician (2/98, p.88) - "...presenting the landmark recording in a stereo environment for the first time is a revelation, with previouisly `hidden' parts suddenly leaping into the foreground....among the most stunning aspects of the remodeled PET SOUNDS is its dramatically improved fidelity..."Mojo (Publisher) (9/99, p.118) - "You may have heard of this promising combo. Here's one of their earlier albums, and word is it's quite good. The neat wrinkle is that you get the album twice, once in original mono and once in that new-fangled stereo everyone's talking about..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'2.075719

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"...Ominous....The bugs move with scary agility, and the sounds are highly evocative..." New York Times "...Del Toro is an expert at the ominous, using a striking visual sense to drench his films with an atmosphere suffocatingly thick with undefined menace..." Los Angeles Times "...Stylishly directed by Guillermo Del Toro, whose visual sense adds a certain texture that makes everything scarier and more effective..."Chicago Sun-Times2.048154

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"...Murphy makes a slick segue from hustler to Wall Street wizard..." -- Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly "...Consummately slick entertainment....[Aykroyd and Murphy] work together deftly..." New York Times "...Landis knows well the strength of his performers and unleashes them for delightful individual moments and wacky interaction..." Variety 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's still funny and sharp-witted..."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Expect intelligent comedy for the 'greed is good' generation, directed by John Landis at the height of his powers"Ultimate DVD2.020811

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"...Landis knows well the strength of his performers and unleashes them for delightful individual moments and wacky interaction..."Variety "...Murphy makes a slick segue from hustler to Wall Street wizard..." -- Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly "...Consummately slick entertainment....[Aykroyd and Murphy] work together deftly..."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's still funny and sharp-witted..."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Expect intelligent comedy for the 'greed is good' generation, directed by John Landis at the height of his powers"Ultimate DVD2.020811

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"[Fiennes has] memorialized an extraordinary undertaking, and created a film of hypnotic beauty."Los Angeles Times2.020811

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"...[The] full-speed animation is potent....[The] range of moods expressed by drawing and colors fill the eye..." Variety "...This is a cool movie..." Box Office "...The movie soars when the characters lighten up. The verbal pas de deux between Spike and his female nemesis is as challenging as their hand-to-hand combat..." Chicago Sun-Times "...COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE demonstrates how exciting and vital contemporary animated filmmaking is in Japan....The story unfolds with a sinister grace that any live-action director might envy..." Los Angeles Times "...[With] superbly detailed backgrounds..." Total Film "...COWBOY BEBOP succeeds as a stylish, enjoyable blend of genres and formats..." Sight and Sound2.014834

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