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Frankenweenie

Overview


Genre :

Animation, Comedy, Horror

Release Date :

October 05, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Tim Burton

Starring :

Charlie Tahan, Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Landau, Christopher Lee, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : A-

“..with this stitching together of material old and new, three decades of familiarity with Burton's obsessions pay off: Frankenweenie is a cool little flipbook of historical Burtonian style..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..traditional tale of a boy and his dog gets charmingly warped treatment..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
3 of 5

“..it is a haphazard assemblage of well-aged source materials jolted back to life with new technology, but it isn't quite as sophisticated as one might hope..”
by Kerry Lengel [Arizona Republic]
3.5 of 4

“..a family-friendly fantasy that will enthrall audiences any time of year..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Randy Myers [San Jose Mercury News]

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THE INTRUDERS :

“..this is one of those movies that's not very good but not so offensively bad that I regret ever seeing it. No doubt, it's also something I probably won't remember in a week..”
by Brian Oliver [The Movieman]

FOCUS :

“..like a counterfeit handbag: It looks great but falls apart when you reach into it..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]

A LA MALA :

“..thoroughly predictable, and despite an original setup, the movie never rouses the emotions..”
by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]

THE HUNTING GROUND :

“..the stories are horrifying, but essential to hear..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

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by Sara Stewart [New York Post]

THE SALVATION :

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EVERLY :

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