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New Night At The Museum 3,Secret of the Tomb got mixed reviews from top critics. 20th Century FOX released their new comedy flick, “Night At The Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb” into theaters today, and all the top critics have submitted their reviews. It appears to have gotten mixed or low reviews with an overall 45 score out of a possible 100 across 23 reviews at Metacritic.com.

The movie stars: Robin Williams, Ben Kingsley, Steve Coogan, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Rebel Wilson, and Dan Stevens. We’ve posted blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Scott Foundas from Variety, gave it a decent 70 score, stating: “A most enjoyable capper to director Shawn Levy and producer Chris Columbus’ cheerfully silly and sneakily smart family-entertainment juggernaut.”

Claudia Puig over at USA Today, gave it a 63 score. She stated: “The third installment of the Night at the Museum franchise, Secret of the Tomb, is better than its predecessors, funnier and more adventurous, thanks to a visit across the pond to the British Museum.”

Tom Russo from the Boston Globe, gave it a 63 score too, saying: ” Seeing Ben Stiller, the late Robin Williams, and their magically roused gang together again, this time in London, is initially all about indulgent, nostalgic smiles rather than new wows. But then comes the movie’s exceptionally clever and fresh final act, which delivers genuine surprise along with many laughs.”

Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune, gave it a 63 grade. He said: “Rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in jodhpurs this time around.”

Nicolas Rapold from The New York Times, gave it a 60 score, stating: ” It’s a chronically underachieving movie, but relatively amusing in its quaint wish fulfillment.”

Joe Neumaier from the New York Daily News, gave it a 60 grade. He said: “There are big special effects, of course, but refreshingly, this third (and final?) movie in the franchise is like a pleasant stroll through familiar halls.”

Glenn Kenny from RogerEbert.com, gave it a 50 score. He stated: ” The adult viewer, reflecting on the idea that this is “just” a kid’s movie, might conclude that kids deserve a little better.”

Walter Addiego from the San Francisco Chronicle, gave it a 50 grade,stating: “This film is mainly for “Night at the Museum” diehards.”

Sara Stewart over at the New York Post, gave it a 50 grade. She said: “For piquing kids’ interest in history and nature, you could do worse than this goofy Ben Stiller franchise. But its third installment is more meh than manic, too reliant on wide shots of the ragtag Museum of Natural History cohorts striding down corridors. You get the feeling returning director Shawn Levy is ready to hang it up.”

Richard Roeper over at the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a 38 score, stating: “The dialogue is schmaltzy and often painfully unfunny. The special effects are often so 1980s-bad… Time and again, terrific actors sink in the equivalent of cinematic quicksand, helpless against the sucking sound of this movie.”

Michael O’Sullivan from the Washington Post, gave it a 37 score, claiming: “The aptly subtitled Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is a blast of dead air and mummified humor.”

Lastly, Michael Rechtshaffen over at The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a 30 grade, stating: “Despite relocating across the pond to the esteemed British Museum, the creaky Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb fails to capitalize on the comic potential provided by that change of venue.” Stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook by Clicking Here. Follow us on Google Plus by Clicking Here. Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

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