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Hoodwinked Reviews

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March 24, 2007
Despite its occasionally unfinished feel, Hoodwinked will probably keep everyone (adults and kids) entertained for its very brief running time.
Peter Bradshaw
September 30, 2006
It's more than a little contrived, but Warburton's Wolf has a worldly, hard-bitten charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
September 28, 2006
Co-writer / director Cory Edwards has a lot of fun blending the detective genre with the familiar fairy tale world and the witty script throws up several hilarious one-liners, many of which will sail over the heads of a young audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Anna Smith
Time Out
September 28, 2006
A breezy, passably funny spin on a children's classic, mixing slapstick and farce with character humour and delighting in demolishing stereotypes.
Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today
September 25, 2006
In its simplicity, this film is to Pixar what the old hand-drawn Charlie Brown cartoons were to Disney.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
May 20, 2006
Makes up for both its simplistic animation and its similarity to Shrek by cramming the script with riotously funny dialog.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review
May 12, 2006
Hoodwinked is what many animated movies aspire to be: enjoyably deconstructionist. The kids in my audience seemed surprised and delighted by how it engaged their minds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
May 10, 2006
The animation isn't even comparable to the original Toy Story, but the clever wit behind the plot and characters is.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
April 15, 2006
A delightfully whimsical, carefree film that is short on action, but long on funny one-liners.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
February 27, 2006
..the computer animation is adequate at best, but that doesn't get in the way of some genuine cleverness.
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
February 17, 2006
an irreverent, imaginative and often just plain weird spin on the classic fairy tale
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
February 10, 2006
Had something a lot of other lame animated flicks haven't had over the past year and that was spunk, sarcastic humor and a quirky-enough story to keep my aging ass interested most of the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
January 27, 2006
A solid effort that proves an entertaining animated film can be made minus a big studio budget.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Hanh Nguyen
January 21, 2006
Its chaotic, rather incoherent action translates into a raw, gleeful energy that's so infectious and loony, kids will flash gap-toothed grins while wondering what the heck is going on.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 19, 2006
The writing is clever and once you get past the first song it zips along at a pace only cartoons could keep up with.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Kevin Biggers
January 16, 2006
Certainly a nobler attempt in the animated feature genre than the likes of Robots, Shark Tale and Chicken Little.
January 16, 2006
Quirky, bizarre, different, and a hoot!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
January 15, 2006
A cartoon more for adults with a sense of humor, than for children.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Eric Lurio
Entertainment Insiders
January 14, 2006
This flick has the best script of any animated film this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
January 13, 2006
Hoodwinked, in terms of wit and technological skill, is no Shrek. It's not bad, if you lower your expectations a bit.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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