92% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
83% Get On Up Aug 01
90% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
38% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

59% Lucy $43.9M
63% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

73% Chasing Life: Season 1
—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
88% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Wide Awake Reviews

Page 1 of 2
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

I wonder who the movie was made for.

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

January 1, 2000
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
Christopher Null

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

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
Stephen Holden
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

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
Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

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

| Original Score: 2/5

April 28, 2003
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)

| Original Score: 2/5

August 29, 2005
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
Madeleine Williams

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
Susan Stark
Detroit News
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
Top Critic IconTop Critic

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
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
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 Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic IconTop Critic

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
Eric Lurio

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

Full Review Source:

January 1, 2000
Michael Dequina

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

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy

Earnest, overly familiar coming-of-age tale

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

July 25, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: F

September 7, 2011
James Berardinelli
Top Critic IconTop Critic

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
Eric D. Snider

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B

July 22, 2006
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
Top Critic IconTop Critic
April 3, 2009
Page 1 of 2
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile