Written August 02, 2015
What you would expect from a kids movie. Started out a bit slow BUT quickly the action started and the kids we were with got into it. One even commented--"hey, this movie is starting to get good now" and this coming from a 7 year old is about as objective as you get. It's worth it but I would still opt for a cheap showing...a little too pricey for prime time shows if you ask me. Not as good as Monster's Inc or Toy story of course but those were pretty solid shows...hard to match.
Written December 26, 2014
This is a great movie to take your kids to and yet adults get to enjoy it on a whole different level. Great fun for the kids and lots of "conspiracy theory" and TV show history for the parents. I took my 9 year old daughter and her best friend to watch it, and they loved it.
If you get my Obama reference, give me a thumbs up.
Written October 23, 2014
Tired dialogue and contrived bits make this a "something to do with the kids" type movie at best. Frankly, if I could do it over again I'd just wait to see it on Amazon Instant Videos for free or maybe pay a $2 rental fee....and its barely worth that. But the kids were amused and I've seen worse movies.
Written April 28, 2015
Seeing that this is a March Animated release, you should be expecting a mediocre movie. This is exactly that. It was slow at points, lacked witty banter, and Brenden Fraser what as pompous as voice over as he in real life. The story has a cute premise, but dragged in several places. There is no bad language, no sexual innuendo's, but the aliens do kiss at the end. (if you care about that)
My two boys liked it, but they both agreed that "other alien movies" were much better. This is a movie for a matinee or wait for DVD. Or even wait longer to watch it free on TV.
Written March 02, 2015
Overall good 'kid-flick' without insulting the intelligence. Good fun, and good to hear some familiar voices. Includes a recognition of some of us 'old-timers' by having a nod to the Beatles.
Clean, funny, tried-and-true plot with a new twist.
Might be worth saving the theatre money and simply buying it when it comes out.