Written September 20, 2014
Whatever the writers thought they were attempting in social upliftingness, they failed. This is so mediocre of content and delivery.
Just for good measure...two teens accompanied me and, since I'm an adult and need to sit in other parts of the theater...was text'd on 2 occasions asking if we could leave.
NO, I said...thinking...
A. High Rotten Tomato score
B. It will pick up at some point
Nada..nope...not going to happen. So, this is not a movie experience worth the money, improved by 3D, or even worth renting. And lets not forget how "gay hollywood" decides at the end of the movie to make the buff older brother gay as he is asked by a girl to go to the movies only to tell her how much his 'boyfriend' loves chic flics. Maybe I'll label this Despicable You....Oh ye Hollywood Uncouth!
Written August 28, 2015
This film should have been rated PG-13 for violence, horror, and language. It's really too much for young children. Within the first ten minutes, a highly-sexualized teenage girl character calls another character a "Jack-Ass". You could hear the gasps in the theater from other parents like me, who'd brought kids aged 6-8 to see this. As the film developed, this teenage girl is practically throwing herself at the teenage boy character - who spends most of the film without a shirt on, showing off his six-pack abs. (Warning: Spoilers to come) The premise of the film is that a bunch of 18th century people (now zombies) sentenced an 11-year old girl to death, and killed her - causing her to be an evil "witch". The last third of the film is VERY scary to small children, as the witch attempts to destroy everyone. At the end of the film, the teenage boy is revealed to be gay with a boyfriend. Unnecessary and difficult to explain to a child, not to say inappropriate in a child's film.
Written April 27, 2015
not too many kid friendly movies out there -- the animation quality in this movie is unbelievable; that coupled with a good story line make for a great experience. The audience applauded at the end.
Written July 30, 2015
This is a great movie with a good message for everyone. It probably isn't appropriate for younger children, but definitely worth watching with your older ones. I laughed myself silly at some parts and was actually a little worried for poor Norman in others. I'm not certain seeing it in 3D is necessary, but I enjoyed the experience nontheless. Definitely a must see while it's in theaters as I think a lot of the impact of some the scenes would be lessened on the small screen after it comes out on DVD.
Written August 22, 2012
This movie diffently, was much more than any movie experience that I have ever attend in my 60 odd yers of attending the theaters. But, it gave a different me a much brighter insight of future movies to come and enjoy with the younger generation of the years ahead.