Hollywood Reporter - 07/18/2010
"[The cast] delivers uniformly breezy performances..."
Entertainment Weekly - 07/30/2010
"[S]hot in the bright colors of beach towels....Such equanimity reflects the cheery, lighthearted humor of Cleary's well-loved books..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 07/21/2010 3 stars out of 4 -- "Joey King and the Disney star Selena Gomez are both appealing....RAMONA AND BEEZUS is a sweet salute."
USA Today - 07/23/2010
"[T]he movie updates the tale for contemporary times....Ramona is charming and expressively played by Joey King."
Los Angeles Times - 07/23/2010 4 stars out of 5 -- "Director Elizabeth Allen coaxes fine performances from her cast young and old....The movie is, to quote its young heroine, 'terrifical.'"
A.V. Club - 07/22/2010
"Allen coaxes sweet performances from her leads, particularly King, who makes for a rambunctious-but-not-obnoxious Ramona."
Box Office - 07/22/2010 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith a perfect cast and a timeless set of values. In this world, sincerity is decency."
New York Times - 07/22/2010
"Adults can appreciate the presence of Ginnifer Goodwin, as charming as always as the girls' Aunt Bea, and Sandra Oh as Ramona's glowering teacher."
Washington Post - 07/23/2010 3 stars out of 4 -- "RAMONA AND BEEZUS knits together scenes and themes from all eight of Cleary's Ramona Quimby novels...sweet and funny..."
Beloved kiddie lit heroine Ramona Quimby returns to the screen with this adaptation of Beverly Cleary's classic novels. Elizabeth Allen, who last directed the screen version of Alice Hoffman's AQUAMARINE, tackles this family-friendly comedy.
Based On A Novel |
Family (General) |