Ratatouille

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  • Rat In The Kitchen

    Jul 9, 2007 by pmills1210 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Movies
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fine animation and performances, especially from Holm and O'Toole
    Cons: Younger viewers may not understand the philosophical elements of the movie

    Summary: It's often been said that some of the finest cuisine in the world can be found in the restaurants of Paris. In the animated feature Ratatouille, we meet a surprising chef, and the secret of his success. The chef is Remy (Patton Oswalt), a rat who ... read more

  • It is dangerous for a rat in the big city

    Aug 3, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good voice acting
    Cons: the rats looked a bit mangy

    Summary: Ratatouille is a PIXAR ANIMATION film production. This animated feature is about a rat .This is no ordinary rat though the rat in question and the main character Remmy whose voice is played by Patton Oswalt. Remmy is a rat who enjoys food, good food. ... read more

  • One of the Best Pixar Movies

    Aug 2, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting characters, beautiful animation/backdrops/soundtrack, good story
    Cons: Pacing is a but slow.

    Summary: Ratatouille is one of the best Pixar movies to date. Don't be turned off by the premise, a lowly rat cooking up magnificent meals in a fancy French restaurant, because you'll end up missing out on a lot. The premise is basically the plot, a rat named ... read more

  • Amazing animation that made my heart smile

    Aug 1, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great animation, strong storyline, amazing characters.
    Cons: A kitchen filled with rats cooking food doesn't exactly give me an appetite.

    Summary: The movie was just done beautifully. The animators really put a lot of attention to the way each character looks and how their personalities can be reflected based on their character design. As an animator myself, I was very impressed by the quality of ... read more

  • A wonderful animated Disney movie

    Jul 24, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very fun and enjoyable for all ages! Another great Disney movie!
    Cons: None. Had no complaints.

    Summary: This is another great Disney movie that had wonderful animation and a fun story. This movie takes place in France and is centered around a rat named Remy aka "little chef" who befriends an orphaned boy names Linguini who's mother recently passed away ... read more

  • Ratatouille - Unusually funny

    Jul 20, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I like the lesson, uniqueness, entertaining, & nice animation.
    Cons: Kids may not be such a good audience for this. They might not get it.

    Summary: Iíve been a fan of Pixarís animated movies. I would say that they have always surpassed my expectation by making really worth-watching, funny, cute animations (not all! But thatís another thing). I would applaud Disney and Pixar with another one of ... read more

  • Ratatouille...worth a look!

    Jul 13, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great visual effects, beautiful artwork.
    Cons: Could not get invested in one particular story line.

    Summary: Being a long time children's movie junkie, I was thrilled when I saw another Pixar project come to light; however, I must say that it was not as engaging and entertaining as previous releases. Let me say, I do not have children, but I spend a great deal ... read more

  • A rat in the kitchen, how daring!

    Jul 1, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great animation, had a few laughs, learn a little about french food!
    Cons: Too much like the many other animated movies circling around.

    Summary: I saw this movie in the theater when it came out. It was a 6 on a scale of 1-10. The animation was wonderful; as were the characters. It seemed to be an extremely long movie. The scenes were kind of annoying. I enjoyed the family of rats, all of ... read more

  • Great family movie!

    Jun 20, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great lessons, great animation, great for families.
    Cons: Your little ones will think they are master chefs!

    Summary: We love to watch this movie as a family on our family movie night. Kids are two and three years old. Overall it's a great story. I'm not sure that the kids understand all the details. Two year old can gets a little disinterested at times, but ... read more

  • New meaning to "We have a rat working for us"

    Jun 7, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great plot
    Cons: strange ending

    Summary: This movie was possibly one of the few animation Disney movies that both adults and children can sit down and watch as a family. The only other movies of this caliber I can remember are the Lion King, Finding Nemo, A Bugs Life...maybe there are a few. ... read more

  • Cute family film

    May 23, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, enjoyable movie for all.
    Cons: It's a little intense for young children

    Summary: Ratatouille seems at first to be an impossible movie to play out. It's premise about a family of rats seems to have no where to go. But add to that a member of the family that wants to be a chef and all of the sudden you have a fun, interesting ... read more

  • really good movie

    May 6, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: really inspiration to me
    Cons: lacked was some better character development, some superior writing, and some world class acting

    Summary: I really had very high expectation when I went to watch this movie. While I say it's a pretty good family movie to watch with your kids, I actually watched it with my girlfriend that day. It got me pretty inspired to be a chef for a moment. In ... read more

  • I heart Ratatouille

    Apr 22, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, cute, and heartwarming
    Cons: None!

    Summary: I don't care if you are young or old you will enjoy Ratatouille! I had to beg my parents to buy it when it came out cause I had seen it twice in theaters and knew they would love it. But like most older adults, they didn't want to get a "cartoon." But ... read more

  • A brilliant well put together story.

    Apr 4, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything regarding this film.
    Cons: None, really.

    Summary: Ratatouille is a major step up from a lot of last year's animated fare, and a vast improvement from last year's Oscar winner for best animated feature. Here we re-discover sweet simplicity amped up with the expected story-telling techniques of Pixar, and ... read more

  • I can't understand the appeal of this movie but I'm no cook

    Apr 1, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Well written, nicely animated, good story and message.
    Cons: Didn't hold my interest and creeped me out when rats were shown in the kitchen.

    Summary: Rats in the kitchen - what a concept. I have many friends young and old who rave about this movie, went right out and bought it when the DVD came out, and watch it over and over. Okay, why all the fuss? I liked it but couldn't get to the "I love this ... read more

  • Slow Simmer

    Jan 7, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent animation and quite an original story
    Cons: Characters not as cute and lovable as other Pixar films.

    Summary: My children who were 2, 4, and 6 begged me to see this film when it first came to theaters. It was Pixar which is always a safe bet for entertaining our family. I have to say that at the show the 4 and 6 year old were not entranced the same way they were ... read more

  • Ratatouille - the best Disney movie in recent years

    Nov 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good message Richness of character Universal appeal
    Cons: Rats cooking still boggles (but challenges) the mind!

    Summary: Ratatouille is the most memorable Disney movie to come along since Beauty in the Beast ushered in a new area of computer animation aided movies (remember the ballroom scene) greater than a decade ago. It has excellent depth and meaning to it = only the ... read more

  • Good Movies WriteOff - "Ratatouille"

    Oct 20, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, great animation, voice acting, and music; very entertaining...
    Cons: ... just a couple of niggles; not PIXAR's absolute best...

    Summary: Ratatouille is PIXAR’s fun-filled animated movie that instantly brings to mind the immortal words of a UB40 song, “There’s a rat in my kitchen, what am I going to do?!”. However this isn’t just any rat we’re ... read more

  • Ratatouille- Rat as cook?

    Aug 20, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: funy, gerat Paris views
    Cons: rats in kitchen.. lol

    Summary: This animated feature film produced by Pixar and distrubited by Walt Disney. Ratatouille is the story of a rat named Remy living in Paris who badly wants to be a chef. Remy living in a rat colony in the attic of a country home with his brother and ... read more

  • Cute, but not gripping for really young ones

    Aug 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great animation and concept.
    Cons: Story line hard for little kids to follow. Characters not as memorable.

    Summary: I took my two kids (boy and girl ages 5 and 7) expecting great things from Ratatouille. While the film was very cute and had its funny moments, my husband and I enjoyed the story line more than my kids. The motives of the characters were beyond my kids ... read more

  • Ratatouille: Anyone Can Cook!

    Aug 3, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent animation and storytelling; warmhearted and funny tone; terrific voice talent (especially O'Toole)
    Cons: Only if you're squeamish about rodents making soup

    Summary: It would seem that anyone named Alfredo Linguini might just be destined to become a great chef. But alas, the skinny, red-haired character of Pixar's latest animation hit Ratatouille has a hard time living up to his name. Although his mother was ... read more

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