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Winnie the Pooh Reviews

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Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire
April 11, 2011
Nothing in this film really stands out, it's one big non-event, but that means at least it won't ruin the memory of Pooh for older eyes, it's far too bland to do that.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Leo Robson
Financial Times
April 13, 2011
Even at 73 minutes, the adventures of this feckless, hard-living bear feel overextended...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
April 15, 2011
One: why does Pooh sound like an old man? Two: why does teenager Christopher Robin sound like a six-year-old? Three: what's with the rubbish songs?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
April 15, 2011
The main feature lasts just 54 minutes, with the running time padded out by two unrelated, forgettable shorts and extended closing credits.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
July 22, 2011
Occasionally, some clever lines emerge, but the movie mostly fails to charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film
April 15, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
July 19, 2011
Harmless, but unnecessary; it doesn't improve upon the 1960s shorts, and it's certainly no substitute for reading the original stories aloud with children...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Matthew Turner
April 13, 2011
Despite some superb songs and some impressive animation, this is ultimately disappointing, thanks to a general dumbing down of the characters, irritating voice work and a script that's guaranteed to annoy Pooh purists.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Philip French
April 17, 2011
As a child I disliked everything about Christopher Robin, from his nanny's beautiful blue dressing gown on the door to his dim-witted friends Winnie the Pooh, Eeyore, Tigger et al. My view has changed little over the years.
Neil Smith
Total Film
April 13, 2011
Guess you can't go back, even if your name is Christopher Robin.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail (UK)
April 14, 2011
The pity is that Disney hasn't returned to basics in the voiceovers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
July 15, 2011
Disney doesn't offer much here that it hasn't done as well before.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Will Leitch
June 23, 2013
It will entrance your kids and make them giggle and laugh and use their imaginations and want to create whole adventures.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Amy Curtis
We Got This Covered
March 2, 2013
Winnie the Pooh is a charming addition to the Pooh collection of animated family films.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
A charming and delightful film that the whole family can enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/5
James Luxford
The National (UAE)
September 1, 2011
As childlike and as innocent as the audience it hopes to attract
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Grae Drake
July 19, 2011
I had no idea how much Winnie the Pooh meant to me until I saw this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Shaun Munro
What Culture
April 10, 2011
Short and sweet, Winnie the Pooh positively refuses to outstay its welcome. It takes us by the hand and quietly reminds us of a simpler time when 3D and CGI were a mere twinkle in someone's eye.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Zara Miller
Little White Lies
April 14, 2011
Pooh's return will no doubt charm both older and younger audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Dante Anthony Fuoco
Philadelphia Inquirer
July 14, 2011
[It] has a visual and emotional artistry that depicts the value of committed friendships, highlighting challenges that may come along. Yet what it expresses most of all is the sheer fun and joy these experiences can bring.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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