Red Riding Hood Reviews

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July 18, 2011
Have you had questions about the motivations of the wolf, or suspicions about Grandma? Have you pondered the sexual connotations of this age-old fairy tale? Me neither. Just the same, someone has made a movie about...
April 22, 2011
Social and sexual tension is nil, thus making a perfect fit with the clawless drama.
April 15, 2011
The heart of the teenage girl may well be a dark forest - but never one quite so naff as this.
April 14, 2011
Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? No one who sees the specimen in Red Riding Hood, that's for sure.
April 14, 2011
Is this supposed to be funny?
April 13, 2011
At once a lacklustre tale of star-crossed lovers and a whodunit of staggering mediocrity.
April 13, 2011
Yes, there's enough connection with the source's underlying issues of repression and desire to give this reason to exist, but, boy, does Hardwicke labour in getting from fairy tale to would-be psycho-thriller.
April 7, 2011
It's the seriousness with which Hardwicke treats the tale that proves its undoing.
March 31, 2011
The finale is almost laughable. Even hardcore Goths will be bored.
March 28, 2011
More "Twilight" than Grimm, and a terrible mess.
March 23, 2011
The explanation takes away a good deal of the mystery and menace, not to mention the comic energy, of the original story and the many versions it has inspired.
March 23, 2011
Seyfried gets by on three expressions -- wonder, bewilderment and a frozen-faced commingling of both.
March 21, 2011
Hardwicke directed Twilight, you'll recall, and would apparently like to continue directing it, over and over again.
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March 16, 2011
Catherine Hardwicke is Anne Rice with a camera.
March 15, 2011
Just when you think you've finished with one of these annoying franchises, another one pops up to plague you.
March 12, 2011
If you're a Twilight fan, you may feel as though you've already seen this. And if you're not, well, why would you be interested in something like this at all?
March 11, 2011
Not nearly suspenseful enough to pass as a horror film, Red Riding Hood is an awkward supernatural whodunit weighed down by banal dialogue more suited to a teen soap and Hardwicke's clumsy direction.
March 11, 2011
Red Riding Hood is pretty decent, considering it's, you know, Red Riding Hood.
March 11, 2011
Red Riding Hood has the added inconvenience of being dreadfully serious about a plot so preposterous, it demands to be filmed by Monty Python.
March 11, 2011
You'll howl alright; this is the funniest movie I've seen all year. Yes, it's supposed to be a horror flick.
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