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Q (5/97, p.138) - 2 Stars (out of 5) - "...sounds rather tentative now and dresses occasionally in progressive rock hand-me-downs..."111.0048

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Q (5/97, p.138) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...OCTOPUS is from the band's full-blooded 'prog' heyday...be assured that there was no-one like them..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/01, p.59) - "...Conceived as eight pieces, each reflecting the character of a member of the band....an early Giant piece could hurtle from jazz-rock to medieval madrigal, via an a cappella section, a recorder duet and a vibraphone solo....dexterously performed and likely to baffle as enthuse an audience..."111.0048

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Q (5/97, p.138) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...OCTOPUS is from the band's full-blooded 'prog' heyday...be assured that there was no-one like them..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/01, p.59) - "...Conceived as eight pieces, each reflecting the character of a member of the band....an early Giant piece could hurtle from jazz-rock to medieval madrigal, via an a cappella section, a recorder duet and a vibraphone solo....dexterously performed and likely to baffle as enthuse an audience..."111.0048

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.87) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Weird harmonies, weirder time signatures....Listening to it again after two decades or so, it's possible to discern an affinity with the Canterbury school....A classic."88.80386

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Entertainment Weekly (9/15/00, p.79) - "...Moving, moody originals honor cities and transition zones....his compelling blend of lyricism and muscularity affirms his role as a gentle giant of jazz piano." - Rating: AQ (11/00, p.110) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...It's a romantic, saturated style informed by numerous classical composers; and his group operates with the kind of inner communication that makes the piano trio such a special format..."CMJ (9/25/00, p.30) - "...A musical travelogue....a complex dose of melodicism that is aggressive, elegant and poignant."JazzTimes (12/00, p.101) - "...Has much of the same mix of longing and belonging as Keith Jarrett's mid-'70s recordings....swaying between the rhapsodic and broodingly introspective..."0.2901808

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"...The numerous fight sequences have a ferocity that's only been improved on since the advent of CGI..." Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] a menagerie of T-Rexes and giant turtles across a volcanic landscape....[It] remains an important cinematic landmark."Total Film0.2345704

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Rolling Stone (4/13/00, p.132) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...a gorgeous work....running the gamut of Giant Sand's signature styles, from murmured poetry to sinuous countrified pop...to sprawling drunken blues....enchanting..."Spin (6/00, p.152) - 8 out of 10 - "...Dreamy...as startling for its technical gloss as its emotional wallop....easily the band's most finished work....steeped in [frontman, Howe Gelb's] distinct roots messthetic, just recorded better..."Q (5/00, p.107) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Parched, desolate country-noir of the leanest, meanest kind....subdued, atmospheric [and] suprisingly orderly....Giant Sand's most persuasive album to date..."Magnet (1-2/01, p.45) - Included in Magnet's "20 Best Albums of 2000" - "...Easily Giant Sand's finest hour..."CMJ (3/6/00, p.3) - "...the band's ragged glory has now been replaced with songcraft and subtlety....Well-heeled and well-behaved, Giant Sand indeed puts its best foot forward..."No Depression (5-6/00, pp.113-4) - "...No other Sand project illustrates...Gelb's creative ambience integrated within a subtly linear structure...so well as CHORE....[It] finds a homey balance between the random and ephemeral, the rational and immutable."Mojo (Publisher) (5/00, p.92) - "...A suitably sombre undertow, with [Howe] Gelb's world-weary vocals becoming positively sepulchral on the likes of 'Wolfy' and 'Dusted'...[though] there are plenty of uplifting moments to be found..."NME (Magazine) (3/18/00, p.34) - 8 out of 10 - "...raids America's cultural aquarium to create a bold, often disorienting world....full of loss and wondering, tremulous sensitivity and gentle explosions of color....There's never been a better time to get your head stuck in the Sand."Record Collector (magazine) (p.95) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's an inherent sense of tragedy that runs through the veins of these songs."0.1581747

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"...A monumental treat as well as a crafty assemblage of mythologies..." New York Times "...The visuals are a stunning widescreen mix of digital and hand-drawn artwork....The giant waves, monster crustaceans, flame-throwing fireflies and rivers of lava arrive in a furious rush..." USA Today "...[Norvello gives a] marvelously sardonic, world-weary delivery..." Variety "...The film makes for jolly, fast-paced entertainment....[The] character animation and layout are superbly crafted for the streamlined action..." Hollywood Reporter "...An action-sprinkled adventure straight out of Jules Verne....It's a refreshing change of pace..." Box Office "...All of this is vividly rendered by the colourists, who provide a cobalt sea and fiery lava flows as a background..." Sight and Sound0.1457652

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