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Bedtime Stories

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

Release Date :

December 25, 2008

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Adam Shankman

Starring :

Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce, Courteney Cox, Teresa Palmer, Russell Brand, Lucy Lawless, Richard Griffiths

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..very funny in the rare moments..”
by Jason Anderson [Toronto Star]
“..offers only tiny moments of joy..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [NY Times]
2 of 5

“..More ho-hum than ho ho ho..”
by Kat Brown [Empire Magazine]
1 of 4

“..bizarrely clunky kiddie..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2 of 4

“..badly executed..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Review rate : D
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
Review rate : D
Reviewed by Scott Tobias [Onion AV Club]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]

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