Yogi Bear Reviews

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post
February 9, 2011
This is the sort of film that most hard-bitten critics will refuse to like.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
February 9, 2011
Watchable cartoon-to-live-action adaptation that earns points for a great Yogi impersonation by Dan Aykroyd and some surprisingly decent dialogue...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 6, 2011
There's no real reason for this live action/animation hybrid version of the classic cartoon besides the fact that digital effects allowed them to do it. But at least it's rather undemanding good fun while it lasts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)
January 13, 2011
Slapstick comedies are rare nowadays, especially ones that viewers of all ages can enjoy. So three cheers for this part-animated redo of the old Hanna-Barbera cartoon.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)
January 12, 2011
Kudos to director Eric Brevig and his team of digital animation artists for a rendering of Yogi that, for all its wonderful detail, remains faithful to the lovable cartoon bear of yore.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com
December 21, 2010
Kids will love it while adults will find it un-bear-able!
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
December 17, 2010
It's not without its faults, but this is refreshingly faithful to the original cartoons.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Neil Miller
Film School Rejects
December 17, 2010
Yogi Bear is a good-hearted, delightful story that captures the spirit of its original, leaving its audience smiling (and possibly hungry).
Full Review | Original Score: B
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
December 17, 2010
"Yogi Bear" resurrects the long-hibernating title character with a fair amount of skill.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
December 16, 2010
This is a cute movie, a kid's movie, and a rather good one.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sue Pierman
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
December 16, 2010
Compared to some kid flicks, "Yogi Bear" is rather sweet.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly
December 15, 2010
There's nothing particularly inventive in the plot or grade-school humor, but the movie skates by on the timeless, undemanding charm of watching a tie-wearing bear try to steal people's lunches.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
December 14, 2010
Rock-bottom expectations are rewarded, sort of, in this update of Hanna-Barbera's necktied ursus.
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
TheShiznit.co.uk
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
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
April 21, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: C
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
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Variety
February 23, 2012
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