Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002) review

Rated: 4 / 5

This review is ported over from Letterboxd.  Just you you understand the context of some criticism I make later on in the review.

“Maybe we could paint the house with vanishing cream. Then it would be invisible.”

“That is the stupidest idea I ever heard. What if it rains? Ding-dong! You ever think about that, Kokoshka? It’ll wash the vanishing cream off, and then everyone’ll see us.”

Wow was this a lot of fun! Every single character was great (especially Ernie, the guy with the red hair who had dynamite hidden under his bed). It masters the craft of blending serious moments, down to Earth moments, with over-the-top cartoony and hilarious moments. I was surprised this movie managed to make me laugh as much as it did.

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