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Arctic Tale

G In Theaters 07/25/2007 , 85min.
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75%
Viewer score based on 4 ratings
64%
Critic score based on 26 reviews

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July 30, 2009
honeydove64
Music superstar Queen Latifah is so "right on the money", about nature preservation. She narrates this documentation of our Earth's dwindling resources; Such creatures as the seal and the polar bear, are vastly crowding together to find shelter and food. You feel for Nanu,and the other animals,as you watch them go through desperate struggles. The World belongs to us,as well as the
February 06, 2009
CurtisMSMAX
You can't watch Arctic Tale and not come away believing animals don't feel emotions. Kudos to the makers of this film for their years of dedication to this project which truly allowed us as humans a glimpse into the lives of those destined to live on the edge of the earth. Along with stunningly beautiful photography, the plot and or storyline just added a warmth to these animals, with their
May 22, 2008
cynthiaminde
I thought this was an Excellent movie. A total wake up call on what is really happening. Beautiful photography of how the Artic is and lives. One film I would rate a thumbs up and pass on to others to watch.
May 22, 2008
coventrypam
What happened at the end was really big. The fact that Auntie gave life to both youngsters was really huge. It showed me how interconnected we all are---even in nature. I appreciated that they cut the camera just in time to get the point across. The hardships that the animals in the wild face show me how soft and easy my life is. I am inspired by their strength and courage. My husband and
May 22, 2008
gabenovotny
I really wanted to see this movie, only because I love animals. When I found out that this movie was centered on the hoax of global warming, I decided not to see it.A headline in the Nov. 2, 1922 edition of The Washington Post reads: "Arctic Ocean Getting Warm; Seals Vanish and Icebergs Melt." This was one of several articles from this era about "global warming" discovered in the Library of

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Wall Street Journal
The impact of Arctic Tale is blunted by its length (it feels long at 85 minutes) and by its script. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Whatever problems some might have with its execution, it's hard to argue against a film whose intent is to kindle youthful compassion for living things and inspire action to protect Earth and its creatures. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
As charming as it is instructive. Full Review
Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly
It's a respectable attempt to get kids who like cuddly animals thinking about death and destruction on a global scale. Full Review
Jeannette Catsoulis
The New York Times
The movie's stunning underwater photography (fearlessly captured by Mr. Ravetch) effectively dilutes the saccharine tone. Full Review

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