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Cheatin' Review

  • Release Date: Apr 03, 2015
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 16 min.
  • Genres: Animated, Comedy
  • Director:Bill Plympton

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

  • 4.0
    71

    out of 100

    Metascore®
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    critic review scores.

  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    A welcome reminder that the art of animation is too protean to be limited to a single visual style, medium or point of view.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    The writer-director-producer’s pulsing, pencil-etched, pastel-hued animation style is a pleasure to behold as ever.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Leslie Felperin

    Sinuous sequences where one object morphs into another are his stock and trade, and that strength is on ample display in Cheatin’.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bill Stamets

    The film is extremely rich in visual inventiveness and depth of feeling — with numerous sequences that could almost pass muster as individual shorts.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice Sherilyn Connelly

    Cheatin' is Plympton at the top of his game, and, as always, his individual sequences prove more important than the whole.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice Alan Scherstuhl

    The early scenes, of the couple falling for each other, offer more inspired gorgeous wonder than late Malick films, and the emotions are more piercing.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    Mr. Plympton rewrites the laws of physics at will, but within a rigorous and coherent logic. He conjures a world of absolute improbability that, somehow, makes perfect sense.

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