83

The A.V. Club

Toys In The Attic is its own dark creation, filled with imagery reminiscent of Tim Burton in his prime as well as the odd Cold War metaphor.
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75

New York Post

The movie is passionately retro, but Barta shows his methods can create a world every bit as engrossing as the latest CGI.
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75

Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
Jirí Barta's film is a disturbing through-the-looking-glass reflection of traditional fairy tales.
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70

Los Angeles Times

The narrative, though, is mere scaffolding for Barta's richly realized world, a kind of hand-hewn 3-D cinema that's testament to the limitlessness of imagination.
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70

The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
The movie should be manna for anyone who likes animated fantasias without wisecracks, commercials and overwrought warbling about self-actualization, meaning that it's suitable for those who will grow up either to be the next Tim Burton or simply to enjoy his movies.
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50

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
The question isn't whether Toys in the Attic is any good. The question is: good for whom?
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40

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Rather than presenting the original Czech version, American distributors have opted to release an English-dubbed edition, headed up by writer, director and actor Vivian Schilling (who voices the kidnapped doll Buttercup) - and the result is a tonal disaster.
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64 out of 100
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Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.