Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
     
 

The Boxtrolls (2014) Movie Reviews

Your Rating:
 
 
Buy The Boxtrolls (2014) DVD from AmazonBuy The Boxtrolls (2014) DVD from Amazon  Add to List: Add to movie listWrite Review +Request correction +Submit a plot +

Full Movie Reviews

1 - 2 of 2 

  View Matthew Brady's Profile
Matthew Brady
Movie God
 

09/29/2014 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

The Boxtrolls is a solid family movie.

You know in those Claymation movies where the characters have skinny arms and legs, but they have big belly's, um... something is not right about that.

The story is about a young orphan, raised by subterranean trash collectors, must find the hero inside when an evil exterminator threatens his family.

The beginning of this movie started a bit slow and I wasn't feeling it, but as the film went a long it became better. The voice acting in the film was well done. The villain in the film to me had a really stupid plan that didn't make scenes at all, and he was a cliche messed up villain with nothing really new to him, but Ben Kingsley did a good job voicing him. The jokes worked at times and sometimes they don't. But overall the Boxtrolls is a solid family movie with so dark scenes a...

Rating of
3/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
  View Looneymanthegreat's Profile
Looneymanthegreat
Producer
 

09/28/2014 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Laika Rules Supreme!

Laika studios has been a strong force for good for some years now, but they are not infallible. Their latest stop motion production, The Boxtrolls, is just as wonderful to look at as the rest of their catalogue, possibly even more so; but itís also possibly the weakest yet. The Boxtrolls doesnít really deserve too much negative criticism, itís still a lot smarter than most animated films that are released to such a degree, but itís difficult not to have ridiculously high expectations when you go into a movie that might as well be a sequel to the brilliant Paranorman.

In a world filled with empty headed childrenís films, we need more like The Boxtrolls. It combines the intelligence of a movie like Frozen and combines it with some sick fun and originality. Childrenís movies can be sm...

Rating of
3/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
1    
 
 
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Movies I've Watched by Chris Ghost
Top Movie List by Seth
My Wish List by Andrew
Movies I Want To See by Rod
Recent Movies To See by Mr Cinema
2016 Rated and Ranked by Chris Kavan
2017 by Karmand
movies of 2018 by skater4159

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy