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"A day after the recall of millions of Chinese-made toys because of the lead content of their paint, critics are trashing Bratz: The Movie...because of the lead content of its story."

See, this is why I enjoy reading "Studio Briefing" at

Ty Burr in the Boston Globe describes it this way: "It's pure marketing chum for tweeners: a proudly shallow, purposefully bland ode to girly-girl narcissism. I could actually feel my brain stem shrivel up as I watched it."

Amy Biancolli in the Houston Chronicle begins her review this way: "O.M.G. ! This movie is SO BAD! I can't believe I just spent an hour and a half of my life, like, watching it, when I could have been totally trying on hairbands instead!"

And Michael Phillips in the Chicago Tribune dismisses it as "the most horrifying film of 2007."