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Nanny McPhee Returns

Overview


Genre :

Family, Comedy

Release Date :

August 20, 2010

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Susanna White

Starring :

Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans, Maggie Smith, Ralph Fiennes, Ewan McGregor, Asa Butterfield, Daniel Mays, Sinead Matthews

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

“..This may please the younger members of the audience..”
by Mike Hale [NY Times]
2 of 4

“..This "Nanny" offers some moments of pleasant whimsy..”
by Robert W. Butler [Kansas City Star]
3 of 4

“..The movie warms the heart..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3.5 of 4

“..Sweet as in pickles, not sugar..”
by Kristin Tillotson [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2 of 4

“..So much for skipping the spoonful of sugar..”
by Tom Russo [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..one of the best children's movies of the year..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
3.5 of 5

“..old-school without seeming old-fashioned..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
Review rate : B-

“..Kid viewers will have fun with the references to barnyard poo, poo of all sorts, poo to reckon with..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
1 of 5

“..joyless, overly busy and starchy..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
“..it's merely a compendium of photocopied elements, cartoonish special effects, and easy-bake happily-ever-afters..”
by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
4.5 of 5

“..It's a fairy tale in the best tradition..”
by Glenn Whipp [LA Times]
“..has a lighter spirit than its predecessor..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
2.5 of 4

“..almost as charming as the first..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 4

“..a rarity in the world of kids movies..”
by Jeff Vice [Deseret News]
4 of 5

“..a joy to behold..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 4

“..a charming family film..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
3 of 4

“.."Nanny" mostly bounces along at a nimble pace while still packing a surprisingly emotional punch..”
by Cathy Jakicic [Milwauke Journal Sentinel]

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