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The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

Overview


Genre :

Family

Release Date :

August 29, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

G

Director :

Matthew Diamond

Starring :

Toni Braxton, Cloris Leachman, Christopher Lloyd, Jaime Pressly, Chazz Palminteri, Cary Elwes, Misty Miller, Stephanie Renz, Malerie Grady, Randy Carfagno, Taras Los, Mia Elliott, Nick Drago

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Review rate : A-

“..the call-and-response strategy works very well to engage young children..”
by Abby West [Entertainment Weekly]
“..nobody is mean in this movie..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
1 of 4

“..it's like paying to watch a dumbed-down mash-up of the least creative parts of "Teletubbies," "Barney & Friends," and "Pee-wee's Playhouse..”
by Loren King [Boston Globe]
“..encouraging the kids in the audience get up and dance and shout roughly 8 zillion different times..”
by Sherilyn Connelly [Village Voice]
“..all looking slightly confused and vaguely embarrassed..”
by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
“..a prime contender for most peculiar wide release of the year..”
by Geoff Berkshire [Variety]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Nancy Churnin [Dallas Morning News]
0.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]

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