|Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures | Release Date: June 21, 2013||CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION|
The TelegraphJul 12, 2013
Time Out New YorkJun 18, 2013
San Francisco ChronicleJun 20, 2013
The ending takes an unfortunate detour that stretches the running time, but this is still quality Pixar work.
Wall Street JournalJun 20, 2013
As a piece of summer entertainment, this strenuously upbeat prequel to Pixar's "Monsters, Inc." passes with vibrant colors and will, of course, excel at the box office...But as an offering from Pixar, the studio that set the platinum standard for contemporary animated features, it's an awful disappointment — and one more reason to worry about Pixar's future under Disney ownership.
Village VoiceJun 18, 2013
Monsters University feels not like the work of artists eager to express something but like that of likable pros whose existence depends on getting a rise out the kids. It's like the scares Sully and Mike spring on those sleeping tykes: technically impressive but a job un-anchored to anything more meaningful. Read full review
Film.comJun 18, 2013
This is design work of the highest caliber and it is impossible to not enjoy simply watching these little buggers run around. It is unfortunate, however, that the creativity, originality and propulsive storytelling found in the original “Monsters Inc.” just didn’t matriculate with them. Read full review
The Hollywood ReporterJun 9, 2013
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