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83

Entertainment Weekly

Epic isn't quite destined for the “Again, again!” re-watchability of some of the Pixar classics, but for a satisfying explosion of color on a lazy summer day, it does the trick.
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
In the roll call of visually distinctive ’toons, Epic looms large.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
While it might not amount to epic animated filmmaking in terms of scope and invention, Epic, a 3D, CG adventure-fantasy from Blue Sky Studios, nevertheless makes for pleasantly engaging viewing.
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63

Slant Magazine

And that's the thing with Epic: It's something close to an animated masterpiece, provided it's watched on mute.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Epic isn’t epic, but it isn’t half bad, either. It’s just that as high as the bar has been raised on this sort of animation, this is more evidence that a strong story is worth more than any next generation software.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
While never losing its visual dazzle-factor, Epic keeps returning to overly familiar themes and characters.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The film's clever use of emerald-colored hummingbirds as transportation is a highlight.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Well-polished and well-intentioned, this human-among-the-fairies adventure is filled with plenty of rousing action for short attention spans. But the beautiful visuals are paired with a mediocre script. The pacing is off and scenes become repetitive. While Epic has broad appeal, it's hard to imagine this will be anyone's favorite movie in 5 or 10 or 20 years.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The animated result isn't bad. It's an adequate baby sitter. But where's the allure in telling the truth? Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios present "Adequate"?
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
I had the sensation of sitting through a fourth-grade school play that contained no children of my own: the very definition of a nightmare.
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52 out of 100
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