Winnie-the-Pooh (2011)
First screened in November 2011
Directors: Stephen J. Anderson and Don Hall. Animated. Voice Cast: Jim Cummings, Bud Luckey, Craig Ferguson, Travis Oates, Tom Kenny, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Wyatt Dean Hall, Jack Boulter, John Cleese. Screenplay: Burny Mattinson, Stephen J. Anderson, Clio Chiang, Don Dougherty, Don Hall, Kendelle Hoyer, Brian Kesinger, Nicole Mitchell, and Jeremy Spears, with Paul Briggs and Chris Ure (based on the books by A.A. Milne and illustrations by Ernest Shepard).

Twitter Capsule: "Pooh left feeling unsatisfied, and a little out of sorts." Me too, Pooh. Amiable, listless pastiche of old gems.

VOR:   An immediate footnote, not just to splashier Disney features like Tangled and Frozen but to earlier Pooh shorts. Blustery Day and Tigger, Too still the right choices.

Photo © 2011 Walt Disney Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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