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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
performer:
Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B+

Because it hails from the Sesame Street region of the Muppet empire, this gaily busy kid flick unspools with a serious lesson in mind: Share your stuff! But for a morality tale aimed at 4-year-olds, it’s also charming enough not to bore the relaxed-fit jeans off accompanying adults, especially when Elmo, in pursuit of his beloved blanket, dives into Oscar’s fetid garbage can and winds up in a fabulously nasty neighborhood where cranky moviegoers pay bad money to see Sharon Groan star in Basically, It Stinks. B+