The critics agree: Annie is better than the original!
The AV Club’s Katie Rife raves, “Broadway purists … need not fear”!
Shirley Sealy of Film Journal International says the new Annie has “a lot of … heart.”
LA Weekly‘s Amy Nicholson spoils some surprises in her rave review — namely, a “cameo from Franklin Delano Roosevelt.” Wow! Huge get.
Felix Vasquez Jr. of Cinema Crazed praises “the magic and spirit” of the reboot.
Metro‘s Matt Prigge believes it’s “worth pointing out that the Twitter-heavy thriller climax — with a cameo from Katy Perry’s feed” is “charming.” Sounds very cool!