Written December 26, 2014
This movie caught my eye when the trailer was shown and my Husband and I took our 11 year old son to see this on Thanksgiving. Very animated, clean storyline for kids, and very well done. I enjoyed it from start to finish. We saw it in 3D and I think it would have been OK to see without it, but we enjoyed it all the same. For young age children who still believe, and for us adults who believe in the spirit of things, this movie is a must see, I can't wait for the DVD so I can buy it. This one is a keeper...Please make a part II~
Written April 19, 2015
Absolutely delightful! My six year old laughed through the entire movie. It manages to incorporate all childhood magical characters into a worthy story. We will buy it on DVD so we can see it again and again.
Written April 21, 2015
My son (17) and his friends loved it, especially the Russian Santa with the tattoos but my husband and I thought it was just OK. Maybe I'm over thinking but some explanation of why the "Guardians" look completely different from how most people see them in their mind's eye would help, Also why was the Boogie Man not called the Boogie Man but called Pitch Black? Needed more story development.
That said, teenagers love it and the fact that it was short was a plus
Written October 26, 2014
Great Animation, great voice characterizations, story was average and predictable, fun characters and situations. Perfectly NOT scary but suspenseful and appropriate for younger kids as well as tweens. 3D was especially pretty.
Written November 28, 2014
I took two 8 year old boys to this movie and they loved it. I thought it was very good as well. I wouldn't advise taking small children as it might tend to scare them a little. The 3D effects were very well done.