UglyDolls ★½

It’s hard to even get worked up to rip this one to shreds. It’s a brutal mixture of chintzy animation, lazy design and weak voice work. For a movie that marketed itself as a musical, the songs themselves are derivative and bland - not even a modest earworm in the lot. The film’s most visually evocative scenes are torn quite directly, and poorly, from better movies (mostly the Toy Story, LEGO and Monsters Inc serieses). 

All that said, I caught my 18 month old son dancing, clapping and laughing to a few of the movie’s musical numbers which elevates my grade to a 3/10...


2019: First to Worst