Red Riding Hood

The Worst Films of 2011 | 9 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Nothing is more punishing than a bad movie. With these ten, 2011's torture was truly painful.


Trouble in Wonderland, or The Crisis of the Fairytale in Film | 30 May 2011 // 5:00 PM

Live-action fairytale adaptations are more popular than ever, with Red Riding Hood just out and four others -- including two Snow Whites in the works. But film and the source texts do not effortlessly go together, and children emerge as the losers.


'Red Riding Hood:' Overheated and Half-Baked | 7 Jul 2011 // 4:59 PM

Red Riding Hood doesn’t have the teeth to bite into the thrumming subterranean eroticism lurking just beneath its overripe surface; but neither does it have the self-awareness (or self-confidence) to cross over the line into full blown kitsch.

'Red Riding Hood': What Happened to the Rabbit? | 10 Mar 2011 // 10:40 PM

As the supernatural story is focused through Valerie's romantic travails, Red Riding Hood is mostly a jumble of clichés.


The Five Worst Films of Spring 2011 | 2 May 2011 // 5:50 AM

Only five!?!? If anything, the Spring of 2011 was more miserable than previous January to April junkfests.

What Every Female Adolescent Craves - Implied Wolf Sex: 'Red Riding Hood' | 10 Mar 2011 // 10:00 PM

Like listening to an alcoholic deadbeat dad read a knock-off version of the famed fable to his inattentive, angry offspring, Red Riding Hood is no fun.

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