Watch: Wendell & Wild 2022 123movies, Full Movie Online – Two scheming demon brothers, Wendell and Wild, enlist the aid of 13-year-old Kat Elliot to summon them to the Land of the Living..
Plot: Two demon brothers enlist the aid of Kat Elliot — a tough teen with a load of guilt — to summon them to the Land of the Living. But what Kat demands in return leads to a brilliantly bizarre and comedic adventure like no other.
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|6.5/10 Votes: 5,764|
|80% | RottenTomatoes|
|69/100 | MetaCritic|
|N/A Votes: 164 Popularity: 141.249 | TMDB|
I’m a huge fan of stop-motion animation and of Henry Selick, but this film has been quite disappointing. It is nothing compared to ‘Nightmare bedore Christmas’ and ‘Coraline’.
Animation is great, even though I would have preferred some more “old style” techniques, such as less green screens and computer effects, but it was very good overall.
The big problem is the plot, there’s too much in it. And you can’t get what this film is for, children or adults?
About the characters, they’re not enough developed. You can’t sympathize with anyone.
You should watch it if you like stop-motion, but don’t expect anything exceptional.
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“Wendell & Wild tells a simple yet beautiful story about the grieving process and how people who have gone through it have as much or more potential to change the future.
It doesn’t reinvent the narrative wheel, being a screenplay close to the usual formulas, but as a stop-motion animation fanatic, the impressive visual quality is more than enough to grab this viewer. Despite the central theme and the characters needing to be more detailed, it’s still a viewing that I consider mandatory, especially for families.”
Really a shame…
I love Henry Selick’s work in Stop Motion, Coraline is even one of my all time favorite films, however this new effort has unfortunately left me a little cold.
On the technical side it is certainly something great but the script is really simple with an unbalanced pace.
The ending comes all of a sudden and the viewer is not given time to empathize with what’s going on.
The protagonists are nice even if some have a design that didn’t drive me crazy. However, the film is not a bad film but thinking about past works it does not even reach those levels a bit.
Such a shame as I was very confident for Wendell & Wild.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 45 min (105 min)
Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Director Henry Selick
Writer Henry Selick, Jordan Peele, Clay McLeod Chapman
Actors Lyric Ross, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele
Country United States
Awards 1 nomination
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital, Dolby Atmos
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Laboratory Picture Shop (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format N/A