Today’s newspaper reviews for Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit are almost uniformly positive, and perhaps the positivity rubbed off on PopWatch, as most of the headlines we came across were at least moderately clever, if not downright inspired (though none quite as genius as a profile of director Nick Park in the Sommerville Journal titled “Plasti-scene stealers”). Still, you’ve got to wonder if these folks are all working with the same book of puns, as certain themes emerged.

Nope, they’re not referring to a certain ‘American Idol’ runner-up
Los Angeles Daily News
: The Clay’s the Thing
New York Daily News: ‘Wallace & Gromit’ a fine feat of clay
London Free Press: Great claymates
Lawrence Journal-World: ‘Wallace & Gromit’ molded from uncommon clay
Ottawa Citizen: Feet of clay, puns of gold

Or maybe they are…
Biloxi Sun Herald: Clay never seemed so full of life and humor

But how do you really feel?
Inside Bay Area: We love ‘Wallace & Gromit’

  • Bonus points for using the word ‘amok’
  • The Grand Rapids Press: Bunnies run amok in hilarious claymation feature

  • Even a bad pun would be preferable
  • Kalamazoo Gazette: Hilarity abounds in wacky ‘Curse of the Were-Rabbit’
  • The Detroit News: ‘Wallace & Gromit’ is witty and edgy
  • Wallace and Gromit: Were-Rabbit is a timeless classic