You are viewing this article in the archives. For the latest breaking news and updates in Ann Arbor and the surrounding area, see
Posted on Fri, Mar 11, 2011 : 2:38 p.m.

'Red Riding Hood' a difficult slog

By Freelance Journalist

Red Riding Hood Opens today at Rave, Quality 16, Brighton Review by Jeff Meyers of the Metro Times Grade: D

Which Hollywood agent talked Julie Christie into this turkey? Because, unless she desperately needed the cash, he should be fired. Three years ago, Christie earned an Oscar nomination for her role in the beautifully tragic "Away From Her." Now, she's Grandmother to Red Riding Hood. And there are moments here when you wonder if Christie was hoping to indulge in some camp. No such luck; director Katherine Hardwicke's gothic teen-bait fable is a dull, humorless and incompetently soapy slog.

Read the full review here