'Winnie the Pooh' -- 3 stars

<b>G; 1:07 running time</b><br><br> Disney's latest film revival of A.A. Milne's "willy, nilly, silly old bear," is longer on charm than it is on laughs. Or length. But it's a treat for children making their first trek to the multiplex and for parents and grandparents with fond memories of the Hundred Acre Wood. This "Pooh" is a musical homage to the 1960s Pooh short films, adding new songs (by "Book of Mormon" composer Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez) and a lovely revival of the "Winnie the Pooh" title tune, winsomely sung by Zooey Deschanel. And if the animation doesn't have quite the hand-colored warmth of those older cel-animated classics, it more than does justice to the world's favorite "tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff." -- Roger Moore<br><br> Read the <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0712-winnie-the-pooh-20110715,0,5016268.story>full review</a>

G; 1:07 running time

Disney's latest film revival of A.A. Milne's "willy, nilly, silly old bear," is longer on charm than it is on laughs. Or length. But it's a treat for children making their first trek to the multiplex and for parents and grandparents with fond memories of the Hundred Acre Wood. This "Pooh" is a musical homage to the 1960s Pooh short films, adding new songs (by "Book of Mormon" composer Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez) and a lovely revival of the "Winnie the Pooh" title tune, winsomely sung by Zooey Deschanel. And if the animation doesn't have quite the hand-colored warmth of those older cel-animated classics, it more than does justice to the world's favorite "tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff." -- Roger Moore

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