Pixels | Movie Review 03 Aug 2015   947


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Star Cast: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Monaghan, Josh Gad, Brian Cox, Dan Aykroyd, Daryl Hall, John Oates, Serena Williams
Direction: Chris Columbus
Genre: Sci-Fi
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Times Of India (TOI):

What do you get when you take a dollop of Adam Sandler-style goofball humor and supplement it with nostalgia-laden videogame visuals from the 1980s? Pixels presents a barrage of this and more that can at times, hammer on the senses.
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Mid-Day:

What is it about Adam Sandler that makes him such an unlikable person? His face? His constant comedic screaming? His unfunny ‘goofy voice’? It’s all of that. He’s kind of the reverse Midas, where everything he touches turned into golden crap.
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Hindustan Times (HT):

The most believable element in Pixels is that alien video-game creatures could attack our planet. The core concept is clever — space aliens misunderstand a recording of old video-games as a declaration of war, and send digital monsters based on those games to Earth as their army.
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DNA:

Saving the world, obviously. If the trailers haven’t told you that already, that’s what President Cooper and his friend Brenner and acquaintances Ludlow and Eddie are up to.
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NDTV Movies:

Poor Washington is having a bad summer. The city was destroyed on television Wednesday night in Syfy’s Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! and it takes a beating again in theaters with Friday’s release of Pixels, in which it is attacked by giant versions of 1980s video-game characters.
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Rediff:

Pixels could very well be the most unremarkable Hollywood film of the year, says Paloma Sharma. Have you ever wondered what would happen if old video games came to life, tried to destroy the world and Adam Sandler was the only one who could save us?
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