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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly
October 1, 2002
The film is nothing if not benign, but its merits are moot for those above 7 or so.
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002
How does it end? With a headache, of course, from all those cheering children.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Tom Keogh
Film.com
January 1, 2000
If you have an Elmo fan in your life, Elmo In Grouchland is a must.
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Keith Simanton
Seattle Times
January 1, 2000
Silly, sweet movie.
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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
An appeal that tops out at about age 4.
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Teens and young adults who have loved Sesame Street since childhood may just find themselves drawn to The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Anita Gates
New York Times
January 1, 2000
The Henson magic is at work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
January 1, 2000
Older kids weaned on Sesame Street might get a kick of nostalgia at the sight of Big Bird, Maria, the Count and all.
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Joe Leydon
Variety
January 1, 2000
Preschoolers will be tickled by The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland.
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Jane Horwitz
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The direction of Gary Halvorson and screenplay by Mitchell Kriegman and Joseph Mazzarino keep Elmo's adventures sparkling.
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Betsy Sherman
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
The Jim Henson folks, who earlier this year gave us Muppets from Space, come up with another winner.
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Phoebe Flowers
Miami Herald
January 1, 2000
It's difficult for even the cynic in the audience to resist giggling at the sight of a grown man and a tiny-voiced Muppet arguing whether or not the Blanket an entire film has been built around should be called "Wubby" instead.
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
January 1, 2000
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland won't tickle anyone much above the age of 6.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full of that wonderful junky, clunky, huggable smartness that has made Sesame Street an enduring phenomenon.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4