Besides its dead-eyed cast, this 'animated' escapade is thrown off the tracks by pointless detours seemingly intended just to stretch the journey time... Full review.
Chicago Sun-Times (Roger Ebert)
A movie for more than one season; it will become a perennial, shared by the generations. It has a haunting, magical quality because it has imagined its world freshly and played true to it... Full review.
For all the fairy-lit wonder, some will rail at the idea of the director of Back To The Future dabbling with such a schmaltzy tale. Cynics will sneeze in shock; children, young and old, will cuddle up and dream along... Full review.
Just like “It’s A Wonderful Life” is shown on TV every year, The Polar Express should appear in IMAX theaters that traditionally... Full review.
A story that soars with breakneck pace but slows in all the tender moments. Visually, this train ride is both majestic and edge-of-your-seat... Full review.
The result is a failed and lifeless experiment in which everything goes wrong... Full review.
This visually impressive yet emotional frigid fable could perhaps more accurately be tagged "The Bipolar Express"... Full review.