Red Riding Hood Reviews

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May 1, 2020
While the story is no great shakes, it is the silliness delivered so solemnly that will really rattle you. Stay right away.
October 23, 2019
Simply put, this is Twilight with even less bite, a dismal attempt at updating a classic fairy story and a film that wastes everything that could have made it good.
May 8, 2019
The cast gets to play dress up, but no one can save the dreadful material.
March 6, 2019
The script continues to go downhill by by cramming every reference to the original fairy tale in that it possibly can, in the most ridiculous way it can .. .
January 8, 2019
Sure, werewolves and vampires have an animal sensuality that's hard to resist. But does that mean the most charming women must succumb to them?
August 30, 2018
We like a turkey, don't we, children? We like a big fat turkey we can dance around, crowingly, don't we? Haven't we had a lot of fun doing that over the years? But this is such a dismal runt of a turkey.
August 8, 2018
The clunky dialogue, overstuffed story and cartoonish special effects riddle the lycanthropic fantasy thriller like a hail of silver bullets.
May 23, 2018
The creepiness here comes not just from the head-chomping, but also from the way young women are treated in this tiny, medieval village.
January 29, 2018
Director Catherine Hardwicke is out to tap into the demographic of 13 to 18-year-old tweens who fund these gothic soap operas with their babysitting money.
October 24, 2017
There's no tension or angst in this movie... and the cheapsies SFX and bored, disinterested performances from the cast killed whatever moody emo vibe Hardwicke was trying to evoke.
August 9, 2017
Until women stop making movies about girls who are independent only as far as what man they choose to be with, they're never going to be considered for anything meatier.
October 7, 2016
Terminally stiff.
September 16, 2013
While it's nice to see renewed interest in genre fiction from a teenage girl standpoint, these new monsters don't have much bite to them.
June 30, 2013
Gary Oldman is the one bright light in this tired drama that deserves neither his talent or your time.
June 28, 2013
'Beware the wolf,' warn Red Riding Hood's posters and television ads. Be even warier of this movie.
June 2, 2013
Trite dialogue, poor special effects and an insubstantial storyline make this one a bit of a dud.
March 14, 2013
The CGI wolf would have been rubbish a decade ago, the clearly indoor village set looks like it once featured in an old episode of Star Trek and the central love story is lacking in bite.
January 19, 2013
For all the heaving bosoms, the big-eyed flirtation and the cool Medieval fairytale hair products, it doesn't work.
September 21, 2012
With this film and the first "Twilight," Hardwicke has shown that she doesn't have much talent for direction and that she isn't that good a judge of material if this is the kind of film she keeps choosing.
February 18, 2012
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