A Town Called Panic Synopsis
A plastic cowboy, Indian, and a horse embark on a surreal journey through strange lands.
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The Hollywood Reporter

There's really very little to say about this film beyond that it's absolutely brilliant.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Splendid, smile-inducing fun.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A proudly Calvinist work - I mean the comic strip character, not the philosopher - that understands the delights of deep play.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I enjoyed this film so much I'm sorry to report it was finally too much of a muchness. You can only eat so much cake.
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80

Empire

One of the year's originals - frantic, unpredictable and very, very funny. Remove brain. See loud.
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
This little gem is best saved for those -- both young and old -- who prefer to find surprises under the tree.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Surreal and hilarious.
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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If you've ever seen anything like A Town Called Panic, you either made it yourself or you dreamed it.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Aimed directly at your inner 8-year-old, and it strikes home.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
An animated feature that revels in its low-tech wackiness.
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Panic, without the interesting stuff

By thejeffersonlee
This movie had some pretty great reviews, and I was waiting for its local release on pins and needles. The reality of the movie is far less glamorous than it was reported to be. This is not to say...

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Stop-motion comedy adventure with subtitles, a few curses.
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