Summary: While the Blu-ray release is a little light on extra features, the transfer and the DTS-HD mix are top notch. As to the movie itself? It’s a fun, family friendly monster movie that wears its heart plainly on its sleeve.
Excerpt: Pixar has set the basic standard for feature length computer generated films, starting with “Toy Story” (1995) with a combination of great storytelling and CG effects that created a basic feel for computer generated movies.
Conclusion: 'Igor' is an interesting animated film, one with an enjoyably skewed sensibility and some memorable characters. Is it truly top-flight CGI? No. But cute enough. This Blu-ray has nice video and audio and a slim, if decent, package of extras.
Excerpt: Igor has all the makings of a biting, sarcastic masterpiece. Its animated sets are dreary and bleak. Its dialogue is jaded and clever. Unfortunately, it realizes a few foolish, gangster-wannabe adolescents might get the wrong idea and deteriorates from original Willy Wonka-like magic to second rate...
Excerpt: Like the monster at its heart, the new CGI film Igor feels like a patchwork creature pulled together from a variety of sources. The character design, palette, and sensibility come from Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride .