Gnomeo and Juliet Reviews
If the movie, which starts out shakily, improves in the second half, it is a discombobulated grab bag of jokes peopled with characters who have little emotional resonance.
...this primary-colored parable about feuding lawn-ornament clans is easy on the eyes and good for some laffs. Ducking tragedy, [it] still dives into some surprisingly dark waters.
There's nothing here as clever as you find in Pixar fare, or Dreamwork's successful Shrek franchise, although co-writer/director Kelly Asbury did helm the Oscar-nominated Shrek 2.