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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

type:
Movie
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Comedy, Kids and Family
Wide Release Date:
12/17/04
runtime:
107 minutes
performer:
Liam Aiken, Emily Browning, Jim Carrey, Jane Adams, Cedric the Entertainer, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Coolidge, Luis Guzman, Jude Law, Meryl Streep
director:
Brad Silberling
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
76458, 3638
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG

We gave it a C+

Jim Carrey turns the rococo Count Olaf into a florid goofball, more joke than menace. The events in this not-woeful-enough adaptation aren’t nearly as unfortunate as they ought to be.

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