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Tales From Earthsea Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    47

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    It also features deaths by strangulation and immolation as well as a nasty bit with a flying severed limb.Kids may be less put off by all that, though, than by the film's uninspired hand-drawn animation, visual flatness and elongated running time.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Leslie Felperin

    This dull and humorless production won't reap the same critical support as the work of Miyazaki Senior.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    An artistically arresting yet narratively lame and strangely unfocused cartoon aimed at older children and young adults.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Feels a little like a science-fiction Sunday school pageant.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    He does an okay imitation of his father's languidly matter-of-fact dreamscapes, but it's hard to deny that a certain vitality is missing in Tales From Earthsea.

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