Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (2012)

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, a new feature-length adventure into the world of an international anime sensation. A fugitive alchemist with mysterious abilities leads the Elric brothers to a distant valley of slums inhabited… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 24, 2012
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The incomprehensible back story didn't dim my enjoyment much. The movie is a crackerjack audio-visual thrill ride.

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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

This is a very intelligent, well-plotted story - and my hunch is that we have not seen the last of our heroes.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media

The movie is gorgeously animated and has many powerful images and ideas.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Fans, go be with your people. Others, approach cautiously.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

At some point you have to ask: When are fantasy fans going to tire of heroes and villains throwing bolts of energy at each other? Give it a rest already!

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Exhilarating, intelligent and compelling with plenty of surprises and dazzling animation.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

The widescreen canvas is an improvement over television's limited expanse. But if you're not among the indoctrinated, don't bother.

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Tom Russo
Boston Globe

Soporific exposition culminates in a visually chaotic final act that makes "Tintin'' look downright restrained.

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Kalvin Henely
Slant Magazine

The Sacred Star of Milos manages to be an entertaining and faithful expansion on the original material while being inconsequential to it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Drew Smith
Pretty interesting, but formulaic and simple. I haven't finished the series yet.
Remi Logan
A little more violent than what I'm used to in the FMA series and a little cheesy to be honest. Maybe because the writers had to rush through things as… More