Movie Reviews (1351-1400) (50 movies items)
The Ups: Leave it to the Japanese to make a powerful and engaging movie about raccoons that can magically transform themselves to anything. Expect the usual excellent animation work and some unexpected fairy-tale-like storytelling. I like that the movie is not overdone by Hollywood box office actors for it's U.S. release.
The Downs: It has a strong environmental message and overuse of narration that seem to overpower the characters. Actually it would have worked for the movie if it had ended o"