Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Reviews

November 15, 2011
Episodic but entertaining.
February 27, 2007
June 24, 2006
It's all a bit superficial, but highly entertaining, wickedly funny, and alluring enough to make you want to start reading the books.
September 26, 2005
A sick joke of a film that realizes the best children's entertainment doesn't hide from the bleaker side of life, but plunges into the void and respects kids enough to assume they can handle it.
December 21, 2004
Heinrichs helps take your mind off the slack direction and the letdown of a climax, which ought to make the kiddies hurl Gummi Bears at the screen.
December 20, 2004
A lavishly mounted blockbuster that has little personality of its own except on a purely visual level.
December 20, 2004
It just kind of spins its wheels.
December 17, 2004
I think this one is a tune-up for the series, a trial run in which they figure out what works and what needs to be tweaked.
December 17, 2004
A work of wonderfully sinister fantasy.
December 17, 2004
As it ticks by, laboriously, it leaves you feeling that you should be enjoying it more than you are.