Cryptozoo

Cryptozoo

Cryptozoo

The keepers of a cryptozoo, which displays and confines rare beasts and mythical creatures, begin to wonder if the animals would be better off remaining hidden and unknown in this psychedelic animated feature. Winner of the NEXT Innovator Award at Sundance 2021.

202195 minsUSAMagnolia Pictures
AnimatedFantasy

Cryptozoo / Reviews

Variety

Variety

The storytelling retains a childlike, sometimes childish quality, a naivete that can be frustrating and often rather enchanting.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

An animated feature aimed at teenagers and adults, there is nothing quite like it out there at present.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Brimming with constant new ideas and visual innovation...

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Slash Film

Slash Film

It's only fitting that such a colorful, kaleidoscopic film about the dangers of corporatizing magic would beget such a deeply cynical message.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Meandering and messy... nonetheless a wondrous vision - itself a mythical creature in the context of cinema.

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New York Post

New York Post

A less-funny Adult Swim cartoon that drags on far too long for the little emotional investment it cultivates.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

It's a film I will never, ever forget.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

For all this thoughtful plotting and intriguing visuals, this adventure feels flat.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

This psychedelic paean to biodiversity and acceptance in a xenophobic world is alternately marvelous and messy.

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Film School Rejects

Film School Rejects

It's a fever dream unlike any you've seen.

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