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Wide Awake Reviews

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| Original Score: 3/4

July 22, 2006
Eric D. Snider

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B

July 22, 2006
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 3/5

October 9, 2005
Andy Klein
New Times

| Original Score: 4/5

May 29, 2004
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
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

August 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
James Berardinelli
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I was aware of the problems, but that didn't diminish the warm, fuzzy glow I was experiencing.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

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
Harvey S. Karten

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
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: F

September 7, 2011
Emanuel Levy

Earnest, overly familiar coming-of-age tale

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

July 25, 2011
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)

| Original Score: 2/5

August 29, 2005
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
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
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
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
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Emanuel Levy
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April 3, 2009
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

January 1, 2000
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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