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Hoodwinked Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
January 12, 2006
Already a contender for the worst movie of 2006.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 21, 2006
The production contains enough positive elements to make it worth a look, but not until it reaches DVD or TV. As a theatrical offering, it disappoints.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
January 4, 2006
It's got a couple of clever ideas. I thought the animation was uninspired and it's kind of forgettable.
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 31, 2011
Somnambulistic from start to finish, it's a film whose title clearly refers to its paying-customer audience.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
January 3, 2006
The technical deficiencies could be overlooked if the story were great, but it's merely average. It has laughs, and smiles, and a couple memorable characters, but it doesn't have enough of any of those things.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
January 12, 2006
As marketing theory, Hoodwinked makes a little sense. Too bad, then, it's so crummy.
Jeff Otto
IGN Movies
February 2, 2006
A few random laughs can't overwhelm terrible animation in this Shrek rip-off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com
January 19, 2006
Hoodwinked! is a collection of everything that's gone wrong with animation lately and nothing that's gone right.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com
January 12, 2006
...spoofing classic fairy tales is [an idea] almost as old as [its] animation techniques...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Willie Waffle
WaffleMovies.com
January 12, 2006
It's as if Hoodwinked was put together in some back alley with a Commodore 64.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
January 22, 2006
A riff on the "Little Red Riding Hood" tale, literally reimagining our innocent, skipping little sweet tart as a street-smart, butt-kicking, take-no-prisoners hard-lass from the 'hood.
| Original Score: C
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
January 7, 2006
Hoodwinked! may sound like a good idea, but if you go to see it, you may leave feeling snookered.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
January 11, 2006
An irksome, postmodernist hodgepodge.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 12, 2006
... behind the candy colors and nostalgia-laced animation style is a tired tale that never comes to life.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
January 13, 2006
I would have loved to see what Pixar could have done with the material.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 12, 2006
The Shrek-style nudge-nudge jokes aimed at adults are tiresome.
| Original Score: C
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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
January 12, 2006
This animated tale about 'what really happened' among the Wolf, Grandma, Red and the Woodsman doesn't excel in any department, from unspectacular computer animation to routine voice talent.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 12, 2006
Why would a distributor suddenly yank an animated family film from its intended wide December opening until mid-January? Could it be that the advance word of mouth wasn't very good-winked?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
January 13, 2006
It takes place in a fantasy world whose cheaply rendered surfaces resemble Teletubbieland reupholstered with Naugahyde.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
January 13, 2006
Bit by bit, we fall asleep.
| Original Score: 1/4
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