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The Powerpuff Girls Movie Review


Very Good
The Motion Picture Association of America, in their policy to specify why a movie receives its rating, gave a PG to the animated feature The Powerpuff Girls Movie for this reason: "non-stop frenetic animated action." Boy, they got that right. Based on creator Craig McCracken's popular Cartoon Network series, this tale of America's cutest superheroes is chock-full of flashing, bullet-fast action sequences as three little girls cause trouble, wreak havoc, and, of course, save the day. As a whole, the film is not as quickly paced as its parts, but the adventure is great fun nonetheless.

And that can be chalked up to the single element that differentiates the heavy-duty action in The Powerpuff Girls from, say, a Pokémon feature: humor. Just like the entertaining television series, the Powerpuff movie has laughs to spare, some aimed at the grade school set and many targeted at their parents.

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Scream 3 Review


Very Good
Normally, as a critic, we are exempt from the cost of seeing a movie. Normally, we get in for absolute zero when we attend a press screener of a film. However, since Dimension, for what appear to be highly mysterious (and controversial) reasons, cancelled the screener of Scream 3 I had to pay.

This is one movie that I did not waste my money on.

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The Powerpuff Girls Movie Review


OK

Successfully super-sized but otherwise no different from an episode of its TV inspiration, "The Powerpuff Girls Movie" is a wait-for-video flick if there ever was one.

Don't get me wrong -- I'm a huge fan of "The Powerpuff Girls." I'm such a huge fan that my favorite Christmas present last year was a trio of stuffed Powerpuff Girls I got from my girlfriend. I keep them next to my bed. You got a problem with that?

But like most entries in the currently trendy TV-cartoons-stretched-to-feature-length-films genre, this movie doesn't do much to justify its big screen status.

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The Powerpuff Girls Movie Movie Review

The Powerpuff Girls Movie Movie Review

The Motion Picture Association of America, in their policy to specify why a movie receives...

Scream 3 Movie Review

Scream 3 Movie Review

Normally, as a critic, we are exempt from the cost of seeing a movie....

The Powerpuff Girls Movie Movie Review

The Powerpuff Girls Movie Movie Review

Successfully super-sized but otherwise no different from an episode of its TV inspiration, "The Powerpuff...

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