Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Reviews

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December 18, 2014
It's a hectic pileup, this movie, but at least in its final laps it takes the time to say its goodbyes more or less properly.
December 18, 2014
"Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" is a rather lackluster affair, a cash grab that tries to aim a little higher but confuses sappy shortcuts with real emotion.
December 18, 2014
One doesn't come to a movie of this sort expecting anybody's best work. Or at least one certainly shouldn't, because it won't materialize.
December 18, 2014
Frankly, there isn't a whole lot about this scenario that isn't disturbing on some level.
December 18, 2014
Moments ... come close to realising the franchise's much-grasped-at potential as timeless children's entertainment.
December 18, 2014
What is unexpected is the depth of emotion of many of the situations ...
December 17, 2014
There's a serenity to museum visits, especially if it's a place you know and love. "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," amazingly, recaptures that feeling in big-studio franchise form.
December 17, 2014
More meh than manic, too reliant on wide shots of the ragtag Museum of Natural History cohorts striding down corridors.
December 17, 2014
Levy -- who directed all three movies -- just couldn't muster up enough freshness to make this installment stand out from others.
December 17, 2014
Where the previous films felt frenetic and forced, this outing feels breezier, more enjoyable and less contrived.
December 17, 2014
Gen X avatar Stiller, having made his own way and found some peace, must now confront the fact that his son has his own plans for life and how to live it.
December 17, 2014
The third installment, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb may be the best, and even the generally wound-too-tight Ben Stiller - once again playing a bemused Museum of Natural History guard - is easy to tolerate.
December 17, 2014
In the end, "Secret of the Tomb" certainly wasn't necessary, but its earnest goofiness is hard to resist.
December 15, 2014
The most worthy figure from British history the writers can think to reincarnate is - wait for it - Sir Lancelot.
December 12, 2014
Because when young children go to see a movie about dinosaur skeletons and a capuchin monkey who come alive at night in a museum, what they really want is to hear a divorced dad nagging his teen son about the value of an education.
December 12, 2014
An altogether satisfying end to a series that has been vastly more entertaining than it had any reason to be.
December 12, 2014
Time to hang up the "Closed for Renovation" sign.
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