OwenGleiberman's Review of Mr. Peabody & Sherman

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman, even when it's genuinely trying to be true to the spirit of the original, may have a tricky time recapturing what it was that was so special about the casually insane, tossed-off fizziness of Peabody and Sherman's four-minute adventures in the WABAC machine. The characters can still climb into that time machine, of course, but there's simply no going back to an age when Mr. Peabody's brainy quizzicality was novel. Ty Burrell, voicing Peabody in the movie, gets the character's speedy, super-logical rhythms without quite nailing his dry delight. He needed a touch more savoir faire, a dash of Tim Gunn. That said, over the years, there have been a lot of famous kids' shows turned into brightly colored dumbed-down movies, and Mr. Peabody & Sherman, by contrast, is an agreeably brisk and word-happy entertainment for little ones. If you grew up with Mr. Peabody, it doesn't totally recapture the magic of the original, but it doesn't leave you feeling cheated, either... See Full Review
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Okfor ages12+