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Wide Awake Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Earnest, overly familiar coming-of-age tale

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: C

July 25, 2011
Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

A pretentious, preachy first movie from an arguably great filmmaker.

| Original Score: 2/5

April 28, 2003
Tom Meek
Film Threat

The film pursues its sensitive material with the appropriate degree of care, but the direction by M. Night Shyamalan turns potentially provocative moments into dull eddies of melodrama.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

December 8, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

The movie's greatest strength is in its willingness to admit that the mysteries of life and death are as difficult for children as for adults.

Full Review Source: Cincinnati Enquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 15, 2002
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine

In a moviemaking world dominated by attention to secular matters, the parochial Wide Awake is a refreshing change of pace.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

June 5, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

This wonder-filled film proves that questions can be powerful allies on a spiritual journey.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

March 13, 2002
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A wonderful family film that deals sensitively, and even with humor, with a fairly unusual situation for the screen: a 9-year-old's struggles with his faith in God.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

February 14, 2001
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Its rather facile treatment of its serious themes will leave older audiences less than satisfied.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Eric Lurio
rec.arts.movies.reviews

What better place to look for God than in a Catholic school, right?

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

January 1, 2000
Jane Ganahl
San Francisco Examiner

A meandering script, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and the candy coating it's wrapped in, undermine its effectiveness.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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Children, too, will be bored to tears navigating through some of the talky spiritual gunk.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

Just what I need, a film that embodies two of my worst phobias in one role: Rosie O'Donnell as a nun.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

January 1, 2000
Peter Henne
Film Journal International

Dramatically unconvincing most of the way through, and even runs into logical inconsistencies where its main character's quest for God is concerned.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
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The fact is, just too many of the characters and plot points are right out of the stock room: the obligatory fat kid; the obligatory bully; the obligatory kid whose parents can't really afford Catholic school tuition ...

January 1, 2000
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter

Done well, it could have been a gem among the wasteland of modern children's cinema. Unfortunately, it isn't.

Full Review Source: Cinematter | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

For those who want to see something soft, without a bite to it, this is the one to chew on.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C-

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I wonder who the movie was made for.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Beneath its suffocating, smug sentimentality, you have to look hard to uncover a single moment of truth and genuine feeling.

Full Review Source: New York Times

January 1, 2000
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

There is quite a bit of drama in the film but most of it is internal.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: 7/10

January 1, 2000

E! Online

An interesting little drama about a youth's quest for proof of God.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B-

January 1, 2000
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