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The Nutcracker (2010) Synopsis
An enchanted nutcracker takes a girl to his magical world of sugarplum fairies and other delights.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Terry Gilliam-ish territory here, spiked with imagery from Holocaust nightmares and drug trips. Attention, university film clubs: Here's...
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Pam Grady
To call this so-called family film dreadful is an understatement. Jaw-droppingly awful on almost every level, this is a movie to avoid.
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By Michelle Orange
Somewhere in there is a little blonde girl and her dreamy princeling, but damned if I could see them through the dreck.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Who had the lamebrained idea for a post-apocalyptic 3-D Nutcracker that is lacking any trace of ballet?
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Anything but a seasonal treat. This special-effects-heavy, big-budget musical from expatriate Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky (Runaway...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The Nutcracker in 3D will be barely recognizable to fans of the beloved holiday classic. Imagine watching Tchaikovsky's ballet after taking...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
From what dark night of the soul emerged the wretched idea for The Nutcracker in 3D? Who considered it even remotely a plausible idea for a...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Do not, in fact, go at all. Because aside from the actual nutcracker, most of the crucial elements are missing from Andrei Konchalovsky's...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Misconceived, bloated and incredibly ugly fantasy epic.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
This is first-degree cultural homicide.
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Rated PG | For Thematic material, scary images, action and brief smoking