However, I enjoyed it even more than the earlier ones.
It moves at a fast pace. It is fresh. New kid. New villains. High tech Gadgets. What is common is that the villains have a tough time here too.
If you have liked the previous two movies, there is no reason why you should not like this one.
Basically the point of this movie as well as the others is for the viewer to have a fun time. Culkin, kills the first two and makes for an unenjoyable experience. Alex D. Linz in HA3 is adorable, and makes the move a joy to watch.
It had nothing that made the other two movies attractive to me. The John Williams music, The acting, the house that is located near Chicago and had a certain symbolism--all of these were missing from the 3rd one. It was a totally different movie that seemed to keep the plot but changed the whole mood.
Absolutely terrible, and I stand by this assessment. Especially if you are a Home Alone fan.
Based on reading these reviews, people who like the first 2 seem to hate this one, and people who never saw the first 2 really like this. There are some exceptions, however. Basically, this movie would be much better if it was NOT part of the Home Alone series.