"Delightfully wacked... The movie is in love with craziness, with the infantile fun of What Comes Next... the madness escalates... untamed fun. A-"
"Madagascar is a classical gas... (it) has all kinds of fun bringing computer-animated savvy to the old-fashioned world of Looney Tunes cartoons... clever lines from screenwriters Mark Burton & Billy Frolick."
"Brilliantly written, animated and performed, it not only bridges the child-adult divide, but also makes its kid-friendly humor smart in its own way."
"Madagascar" is an honest movie. It sets up a premise, about animals escaping from a zoo, and follows through on it, presenting uncomfortable little moments of truth along the way. The humor is not just zaniness."