The Addams Family

critic Reviews

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  • The Addams Family's starry voice cast and eye-catching animation aren't enough to outweigh its saccharine handling of the delightfully dark source material.
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    Rolando GallegoEscribiendoCine
    It underestimates its viewers, losing the nostalgic halo that could have worked as a impeller of empathy towards the story. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Loren KingNewport This Week (RI)
    The message about accepting people as they are... is certainly welcome. But it's far too bland for a movie about a clan that communes with dead relatives... The Addams Family franchise will no doubt survive a mediocre entry.
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    Tara BradyIrish Times
    Don't expect any of the wit or charm of the 1960s TV show or Barry Sonnenfeld's big-screen adaptations. Monstrous. But not in kooky, spooky way.
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    Ezequiel BoettiOtroscines.com
    A film made in autopilot mode, with just few good moments. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Ricardo RosadoFotogramas
    This version of The Addams Family is without a doubt the most faithful to Charles Addams' original, at least when it comes to the artistic design of the characters. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Ben RolphDiscussing Film
    Complete nostalgia and kookiness shine in this new animated extravaganza.
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    Devesh SharmaFilmfare
    This bland film needed more wit and macabre. Watch it just to reacquaint yourself with the beloved characters you've grown up watching. Otherwise, avoid.
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    Carlos Del RíoCine Premiere
    In none of the previous presentations the characters are so similar to their original source. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Kt SchaeferNext Best Picture
    Mixed animation styles and derivative storytelling combined with the feather-light tone and obvious messaging make this feel less like an Addams Family film and more like the Munsters.​
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    Daniel GoodwinStarburst
    There have been a fair few Addams Family adaptations over the years but, following a clumsy set-up, this latest entry (the first in two decades) ends up as exultantly kooky, spooky, and consequently ooky as its predecessors.
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