Movie Review: Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil

I’m not going to even front.

I didn’t get it at all.

Why is Little Red Riding Hood a Super Spy Private Investigator Save Your Life Super Hero?
I don’t know.

Even more importantly, why oh why, would she choose the Big Bad Wolf as her ever reliable partner?
Beats me.

And Grandmother is a part of some secret sisterhood that bakes Super Sonic Truffles.. . . .that can make you invincible.
I haven’t got a clue.

Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil is a sequel to the 2005 movie. Karate chopping, Kung Fu fighting Red Riding Hood (Hayden Panettierre) is destined for a search and rescue mission, to save her grandmother (Glenn Close) from a wicked witch (Joan Cusack), who has also kidnapped two innocent and roley poley children, Hansel (Bill Hader) and Gretel (Amy Poehler).

With the exception of the Shrek-troll like character, that was really rather funny,  I found the movie a bit dull.

 I’m not saying any names, but somebody who rhymes with Mr. Boo, was caught with his eyes closed and weird sounds emitting from his noise/mouth. Kidding. But he was sleeping.

But I tell you……………….

None of this matters a bit.

Because my children watched with bated breath. Giggling and chortling at exactly the right parts. Eyes glued to the screen, mouths sealed shut in an utter trance.

They understood it. They loved it.

And because of that, and because it kept my 10, 6, 4, and 21 month old occupied and happy for 1 1/2 hours, I think I loved it too.

But. . . .I don’t want to see it again.
But just in case you do, here’s the trailer.

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