Critics Gush Over Wreck-it Ralph Sarah Silverman's performance may be her 'finest acting work' By Liam Carnahan, Newser Staff Posted Nov 2, 2012 3:30 PM CDT 1 comment Comments FILE - This film image released by Disney shows Ralph, left, voiced by John C. Reilly in a scene from "Wreck-It Ralph." (AP Photo/Disney, File) (Newser) – Disney's new animated movie Wreck-it Ralph is rocking Rotten Tomatoes with an 85% rating, and some critics say it's the best animated movie of the year. The laffer features the voices of Sarah Silverman and John C. Reilly as video game stars in an 8-bit arcade world. A few quotes from the critics: The movie mixes a retro look and slapstick gags with a sense of humanity, writes Betsey Sharkey at the LA Times. Looking at how technology influences social lives, the movie shows "the isolation it can breed, the inculcation of a winner/loser class divide, the very social strata that turn out to be remarkably fragile when someone resists." The movie delivers nostalgia, wit, and strong characters with a "generous parcel of sweet and effective 'life lessons' for the younger audience members," writes Scott Weinberg at GeekNation. Michael O'Sullivan doesn't quite agree at the Washington Post. He credits the movie's premise but says it ultimately "emphasizes action and eye-popping visuals over emotion," with a narrative that "is overly busy, noisy, and unengaging." James Rocchi says the whole cast is excellent, and Sarah Silverman's portrayal of a heartbroken but irritating game character might be her best performance ever. "The story and craft and cleverness never overwhelm the sincere and rewarding heart of a computer-animated film with real joy and humanity in it," he writes at MSN Movies.