September 14, 2012 11:46 PM

Warning: If you hated the Wizard of Oz, then you will hate Nutcracker 3D. In other words, the reviews you quote were not written by kids - but by jaded hack writers who tend to fall into line - sheep style. Perhaps they were expecting the familiar ballet and just didn't get it that this film was based on the original Nutcracker story. As to limited release, that raises several questions.