Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker Reviews

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February 12, 2009
What doesn't quite work are the more overtly jokey bits.
January 18, 2007
Jamais parece reconhecer a pouca idade de seu herói, que age como adulto (e como espião experiente) na maior parte do tempo, o que, além de tornar tudo implausível, ainda resulta num filme aborrecidamente convencional.
December 21, 2006
An instantly forgettable confection that'll bore more kids than it entertains.
November 10, 2006
Nobody wants to see a violent James Bond send-up, with a British teen risking life and limb for Jolly Olde England, matched against a toothpick chomping 'computer genius' villain played by Mickey Rourke.
November 6, 2006
This mishmash retread fails to find its own identity on any level and should head straight to cable TV where it belongs.
October 21, 2006
It's not much of a plot and TV veteran director Geoffrey Sax struggles with the big-screen demands of action scenes.
October 17, 2006
Stormbreaker jarringly shifts back-and-forth from real-world believability to Bond-esque suspense-of-disbelief to Boris-and-Natasha goofiness.
October 17, 2006
I forgot most of it about 20 seconds after it was over.
October 16, 2006
Even more damaging is the inescapable fact that as the allegedly dashing and charming Alex, Pettyfer is a complete washout -- he is sullen, mush-mouthed and seems to spend the entire movie in the throes of a perpetual pout.
October 14, 2006
[Rider's] squirrelly film debut amps up Horowitz's wry humor, putting silliness in unintentional competition with the film's action and dramatic elements.
October 14, 2006
Alex is a junior James Bond, but the movie takes itself too serious to be a fun kids film.
October 14, 2006
Parents or older siblings taking the kids to the movies as a family bonding experience are less likely to bond with the kids than find themselves succumbing to the urge to nap. Bring a blankie; you may need it.
October 14, 2006
Yes, we've got brand new blond junior and grown-up Bonds this season, but the toughest task for Baby Bond could be finding an audience.
October 13, 2006
The movie runs in fits and starts, dragging along as if on life support for the majority of the first act before hitting its stride for a glorious midsection and than losing it again during a hackneyed climax that's as stupid as it is laughable.
October 13, 2006
Bond-for-kids done with some obvious budget restrictions...
October 13, 2006
If there's a pressing need for a teen version of James Bond-style spy tales, it's not apparent: Twelve-year-olds are already watching the real thing.
October 13, 2006
A pointless junior version of James Bond minus the budget (and the suaveness).
October 13, 2006
With so much talent involved with this film, the finished product seems like a waste.
October 13, 2006
Just when you start to get caught up in the action, one of the supporting actors shows up, mugging and breaking the tension.
October 13, 2006
This lame teenage James Bond will leave audiences neither shaken nor stirred.
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