FILM REVIEW: Animated 3D 'Gnomeo & Juliet' Never Fully Comes to Life
The movie comes up short on inspiration despite a stellar voice cast that includes James McAvoy and Emily Blunt and a toe-tapping songbook by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
The title pretty much says it all -- and that’s the fundamental problem with Gnomeo & Juliet. Despite the novel approach to Shakespeare’s oft-told tale of doomed love, this 3D animated garden gnome variation never fully comes to life, even with its stellar voice cast and played out against the toe-tapping backdrop of the Elton John-Bernie Taupin songbook.
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