Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

critic Reviews

, 96% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Arriving more than a decade after the previous installment, the smart, sweet, and funny Puss in Boots: The Last Wish proves some franchises only get better with age.
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    Ben TravisEmpire Magazine
    A cat always lands on its feet — and Puss In Boots: The Last Wish does so with considerable style, rapier wit, and surprising substance.
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    [Antonio Banderas] plays this character with so much delight... I find him very funny and charming.
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    Andrea ThompsonChicago Reader
    If things are resolved a bit too quickly and predictably, the sheer charm of the journey and the stellar voice cast make it nearly unnoticeable.
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    Stephen RomeiThe Australian
    This is an entertaining movie that asks a question all viewers might pause to think about: if you had just one wish, what would it be, and who would it be for, yourself or someone else?
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    Katie WalshTribune News Service
    One gorgeous and dynamic fractured fairy tale
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    Chris HewittMinneapolis Star Tribune
    It's easy to recommend all of that stuff to fans of Banderas or of the off-kilter fairy tale universe of "Shrek," but the visual aspects of the film are not as strong.
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    Doug WalkerChannel Awesome
    Funny, poignant, beautifully animated, an absolute delight for children and adults. Hands down one of the best films of the year.
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    Alistair HarknessScotsman
    In the tradition of Shrek, the film has fun deconstructing fairytale lore, though what really distinguishes it is the animation, which has a more painterly and pleasingly hand-crafted feel.
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    Kate StablesTotal Film
    What really elevates this sophisticated sequel is Banderas’ rich voicework, which reveals that, under Puss’ suave bluster, there’s a moody moggie discovering fear for the first time.
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    Eddie Harrisonfilm-authority.com
    …while the formula is aging like the furrball protagonist, Puss in Boots is the cat’s pyjamas as far as comfort food for kids goes…
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