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Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fairy tale sequel has tired jokes, tedious references.

Movie PG 2011 80 minutes
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A Very crappy movie.

I gotta admit,the first one was really good.But this one sucked.First off,it's BORING.My family was bored by this terrible sequel too.The so-called "film" was nothing but cliches,lame exacutions,bad acting,eye burning CGI,and a poorly-written storyline.Avoid this movie if you can.
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There's no doubt that the voice cast assembled for this rather unnecessary sequel is talented. There's Oscar winner Close, Saturday Night Live alums Hader and Poehler, and ubiquitous animated-film veterans Cusack and Warburton. But all of the movie's inside jokes and references to sequels and Hollywood and Shrek and The Sopranos (to name just a few) don't feel sophisticated or well-written like they did when the first Shrek and Pixar films were released. The heavy-handedness of the humor isn't funny; it's alternatingly derivative and at times cringe-inducing (the "talk to the hand" ogre, the Mafioso giant, etc.).

Sure, there are a few laughs (there's a banjo-playing billy goat who keeps popping up and narrating songs before getting injured in sillier and sillier ways), but they're far fewer than you expect from of a family comedy. A lot of the jokes are lazily written -- even if it takes animated movies longer than live-action ones to produce, there's no excuse for punchlines that would've seemed dated when the original came out in 2006 -- and you're more likely to think "Really?" than respond with a laugh. With far better kid-friendly movies out there, this definitely isn't a must-see movie.

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