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Rio

Overview


Genre :

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Release Date :

April 15, 2011

MPAA Rating :

G

Director :

Carlos Saldanha

Starring :

Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jake T. Austin, Rodrigo Santoro, George Lopez, Jamie Foxx, will.i.am, Tracy Morgan, Jane Lynch, Wanda Sykes, Jermanine Clement, Carlos Ponce, Sergio Mendes, Ester Dean, Judah Friedlander

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..the humor's a little strange, and the action's a little frenetic, but all of it whooshes past in a swirl of tropical color and pseudo-South American bonhomie..”
by Amy Biancolli [Houston Chronicle]
1.5 of 4

“..sincere but uninspired romp into the glossy postcard atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro is one long courtship that ultimately falls flat..”
by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
“..maybe the G is for good fun or great music or a gentle good time..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
Review rate : C

“..it's a big, bright, and bouncy animated comedy from the gifted creators of Ice Age..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 5

“..in the ever flat-lining world of 3D CG cartooning, it's the same old bird spit..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
“..has plenty of pro polish and strikes a canny balance between parent-pleasing and kid-skewed humor..”
by Leslie Felperin [Variety]
2.5 of 4

“..for its stunning iridescent look and infectious music, Rio is a refreshing adventure worth taking..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C

“..could use fresher ingredients and more spice..”
by Tasha Robinson [AV Club]
“.."Rio" had a killer opening overseas..”
by Andy Webster [NY Times]

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