Aroview: Wes Andersonís quirky, buttoned-up sensibility is a fantastic match for Roald Dahlís classic tale about a sly, debonair fox (George Clooney, appropriately) whose penchant for poaching sees his woodland community bear the brunt of the local farmersí retaliation.
In a perfect marriage of dir. Andersonís own formal preciousness and the rigors of stop-motion, this wondrous adaptation is a lively, fizzy-headed concoction that miraculously loses none of Dahlís darkness, and yet remains one of the sweetest portrayals of fatherhood and family spirit ever made for children. A tailor-made project for the maker of such modern-day fables as THE LIFE AQUATIC and THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS, the film is further enlivened by canny voice casting and some stunning, pint-sized art direction which, when combined with the exquisite animation of Mr. Fox and friends, is a real treat for young and old.
Average rating (Very Good). Showing 1-3 of 3 member reviews.
4 stars (Very Good) The adaption is good, and it changes aspects of the source novel effectively, adding something distinctively Anderson to the story. Better than Darjeeling limited, but still not up to the standard of Anderson's first four films. ~dr.strangelove
4 stars (Very Good) A very enjoyable animated film, with a unique style and great sense of humour! The voice acting is great, the plot is fun and true to the books, and overall this is highly recommended for both adults and kids. ~Tom H
5 stars (Exceptional) Absolutely brilliant. Full of signature Anderson quirks and charms, this is sharp, enchanting, hilarious and utterly fantastic. ~Wizzums
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