67

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Far more coherent than its immediate predecessor, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D benefits greatly from its two likable young leads and some of the series' wittiest, pun-filled writing.
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63

Slant Magazine

Even the use of the 3D format -- and the 4D "Aroma-Scope," which allows the viewer to enjoy various odors in sync with the film -- adds to its good-natured earnestness.
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

By Sara Maria Vizcarrondo
Far more charming, quick-witted and high spirited than anyone could have expected...for a film that didn't screen for press. It's gimmicky up the wazoo (not just 3D, but scratch-and-sniff "Aroma-Scope" cards handed out at screenings) and it's all the better for it.
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50

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
The film is being released in both 2- and 3-D, and from what I could tell the 3-D version is still almost 50-50. What use is made of the technology is hardly worth the effort, unless you've always wanted to experience a cascade of cheesies in 3-D.
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50

Chicago Reader

The visual effects are as gleefully shoddy as ever, and the playful ideas sometimes achieve a dreamlike suggestiveness.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

The fourth installment of Robert Rodriguez's franchise that keeps adding dimensions even as it loses charm would have been better titled "Spy Kids: All the Time Puns in the World."
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38

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Nobody has much that's funny to say or cool to do. Even the spy gadgets are lame.
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38

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Alba, meanwhile, is again ridiculously shoehorned into a comedy gig, although she does have an amusing opening bit spying while nine months pregnant. If only diaper bomb gags weren't the inevitable follow-up.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Arriving eight years after the lame third installment in Dimension's profitable series, this seems like far too little way too late.
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20

Time Out New York

Even by the broad standards of children's flicks, the film's prank-prone next-gen tween spy Rebecca (Blanchard) is one monstrous brat.
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37 out of 100
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