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A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures Reviews

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Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

The story doesn't do anything near enough to keep you involved for the 88-minute runtime, aimlessly meandering forward without even a whiff of narrative structure.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 1/5

February 18, 2011
Alex Zane
Sun Online

You can't fault the film's message - it just doesn't know where to take it other than just pointing it out.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

March 25, 2011
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
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The characters are thin, the dialogue is bland and the animation is plasticky, though the 3D effects are sometimes interesting in a lurid, sub-Pixar fashion.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

March 23, 2011
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The kid-flick charm of early reels, narrated with a folksy rasp by John Hurt, gives way to a ponderous eco-fable.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 24, 2011

Here, director and co-writer Ben Stassen shows as much contempt for characterisation as he did with his previous feeble effort, the offensively banal insect adventure Fly Me to the Moon.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 1/5

March 28, 2011
Philip French

Falls several sea miles of open water behind Pixar's Finding Nemo.

Full Review Source: Guardian

March 28, 2011
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

It seems guaranteed to infuriate anyone over seven.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

March 25, 2011
Neil Smith
Total Film

With endless shots of underwater landscapes propping up an episodic narrative, this is less Finding Nemo than one long screensaver.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 2/5

March 16, 2011
Peter Bradshaw

Turtly disappointing, turtly sanctimonious in its eco message, and turtly derived from Finding Nemo.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

March 24, 2011
James Luxford
The National

far too reminiscent of films that have gone before it and suffers from being overly didactic about its environmental themes.

Full Review Source: The National | Original Score: 2/5

September 1, 2011
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post

[An] amiable-enough animated tale.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 3/5

March 23, 2011
Sue Robinson
Radio Times

If you're a 3D sceptic, this is a film you must see. The underwater world of little Sammy the turtle and his friends jumps out of the screen in a riot of colour and excitement.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

March 24, 2011
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A Belgian production that can boast some accomplished Finding Nemo-style underwater visuals.

Full Review Source: Daily Express

March 25, 2011
Elliott Noble
Sky Movies

A colourful distraction for kids and a pleasant dip in the ocean for those with a few more knobbles on their shell.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

March 23, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Originality isn't the film's strong suit and Sammy's adventures never come close to the escapades of Nemo, but the 3D certainly earns some points with the ocean brought to dazzling, spectacular, colourful life.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

March 25, 2011
David Hughes
Empire Magazine

Five star entertainment for the under-tens, deduct two stars for everyone else.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

March 21, 2011
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union
April 16, 2011
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