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Yogi Bear Reviews

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
A bland but innocuous film that fails to take advantage of its two likable leading characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Matt Looker
September 27, 2012
It's a terrible, dumb, unimaginative film that really isn't worth the price of a cinema ticket even with ... the excellent Road Runner short that comes before it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 24, 2011
One of the worst family films I've seen since another animated adaptation: Garfield. Talking bears aside, the film lacks logic, energy and, most of all, fun.
Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy
July 14, 2011
Smarter than your average family movie? Unfortunately not.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
May 22, 2011
An all out attack on the eyes and ears...
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
April 13, 2011
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Dave White
April 4, 2011
Adult chaperone who drew the short straw? You can settle in for an 82 minute nap. Sounds good, right?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
March 22, 2011
Millions of adults grew up watching Yogi Bear cartoons, but instead of playing to those memories, it does as little as possible to technically qualify as a "Yogi Bear movie."
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
March 14, 2011
Youngsters might enjoy the movie's colorful locales, lovable if doltish bears, and intermittent slapstick comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture
March 14, 2011
I couldn't help wishing the evil government types would get their act together, demolish the park and rid the world of any habitat that could spawn such an awful bastard.
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire
February 18, 2011
Yogi Bear barely raises a grin, it's only Miller and Daly's charisma and ad-lib that goes some way to saving it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
February 14, 2011
Even the most nostalgic and forgiving Yogi fan will likely find it hard to warm to the 21st-century, computer-generated, 3D make-over he's undergone here.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)
February 14, 2011
Small children with low levels of expectation are the target for this blandly unimaginative mix of live-action and 3D animation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Ken McIntyre
Total Film
February 11, 2011
Any potential retro-charm is quickly rubbed out by creepy CGI, a tired reality-TV conceit and failure to grasp that Yogi's appeal lies in his delivery and quick wit, not eye-stabbing 3D gimmicks or life-like depictions of picnic-basket heists.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)
February 11, 2011
The new Yogi Bear is survivable. That's as far as I'll go.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
John Walsh
Independent (UK)
February 11, 2011
There are some watchable 3D sequences in a boat on the rapids and a makeshift airplane, but it's pretty grim for anyone over six.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Shaun Munro
What Culture
February 11, 2011
[C]ertainly not the worst thing you could have sat through this year so far, but it lacks any flavour or verve; it is a hollow shade rather than the vibrant, jovial caper it should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Cath Clarke
February 10, 2011
Poor old Yogi has a rough time of it in this miserable 3D assault of humour-free live action and lumpy animation.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Sue Robinson
Radio Times
February 10, 2011
If the writers had produced something that was smarter than the average script, then perhaps we would have been in business.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Anna Smith
Time Out
February 9, 2011
Fond memories of Yogi cartoons may get you some way through this big-screen version - but the nostalgia soon wears off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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