IF

critic Reviews

, 49% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • A sweet ode to rediscovering one's inner child, IF largely works as old-fashioned family entertainment despite an occasionally unfocused and unnecessarily complicated plot.
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    Wenlei MaThe Nightly (AU)
    Bright, imaginative and visually charming with wonderful creature designs, IF wears its very big heart on its sleeve.
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    Mark KermodeKermode and Mayo's Take (YouTube)
    I am slightly iffy about IF.
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    Stephen RomeiThe Australian
    There’s a cartoonish side for the kids and a nostalgia tug for adults. It has a decent twist at the end and the final credits sequence, which includes the invisible Keith, is worth hanging around for.
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    Anna McKibbinAV Club
    Every beat of IF is writ large, making for an unnatural viewing experience, one where charming moments are frustratingly loud, drowning out the film as a whole.
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    Tomris LafflyVariety
    Despite a star-studded voice cast and a terrific lead in Cailey Fleming, this big-hearted animation-live action hybrid doesn’t feel magical like the Pixar films it aspires to emulate.
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    Bob MondelloNPR
    Mostly the filmmakers detour, decorate and digitize their story rather than telling it, and that doesn't mesh well with the real-world stuff.
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    Manuel BetancourtFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    A tonal misfire.
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    Ben WassermanCBR
    IF definitely has imagination on its side, but it needed a more focused story and better-defined logic to its universe's rules.
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    Fico CangianoCineXpress
    Michael Giacchino works a double shift with his beautiful score, to help Krasinski's sweet message peek its head in the end. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Ruben Peralta RigaudCocalecas
    The acting and especially the comedic timing by John Krasinski and Ryan Reynolds is excellent, as usual. [Full review in Spanish]
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