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Hansel & Gretel Reviews

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Robert Koehler
Variety
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While the picture stays to basic outline of the original story in opening and closing sections, the large middle is stuffed with badly staged slapstick and painful stabs at hip dialogue in an arch attempt to cater to modern kids.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 21, 2002
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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What it lacks is a coherent point of view or consistent tone.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C

October 24, 2002
Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
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For trashing a classic, [Tunnicliffe] and his writing cohorts deserve a Grimm-style fate -- perhaps a long, slow boil in the witch's vat?

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 24, 2002
Luke Sader
Hollywood Reporter
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It would be hard to imagine a more feeble rendering of the 19th century Grimm Brothers tale.

October 31, 2002
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2005
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