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Because of Winn-Dixie Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Because of Winn-Dixie doesn't have a mean bone in its body, but it's dead in the water.

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

February 18, 2005
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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Though [Jeff] Daniels brings his usual quiet nuance and understated comedy to the role of the grieving preacher, there's no redeeming this slavishly folksy betrayal of what can be dimly discerned of an absorbing and original tale of pain overcome.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

February 17, 2005
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

So darn wholesome and good that it goes down like a cold glass of milk and is just about as exciting.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 18, 2005
David Foucher
EDGE Boston

There's bad, there's "so bad it's good"... and then there's this moronic film.

Full Review Source: EDGE Boston | Original Score: F

February 18, 2005
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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If they let the dog go I think we'd have a better movie.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

February 22, 2005
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies

Not the movie audiences anticipate, even when it acquiesces to convention.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 3/5

February 17, 2005
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 30, 2006
Eric D. Snider

Nothing more than a series of scenes, first cute, then sentimental, then funny, and then the cycle repeats itself.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C+

February 19, 2005
Brian Orndorf

Winn-Dixie is simply an episodic film, and not a particularly inviting one at that.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D+

February 17, 2005
Kit Bowen

Like a big glass of milk and a slice of apple pie, Because of Winn-Dixie is just as wholesome as it gets, if you don't mind overdosing on the sugar once in awhile.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 22, 2005
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2008
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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This is a so-so story that's told incorrectly.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 18, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

The artificial, manufactured feel of "Because of Winn Dixie" kept me at arm's length

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C

February 17, 2005
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

while Wang hits some high notes with a few scattered flights of fancy, he mostly bungles this girl and her dog tale with painfully awkward direction and mind-numbing treacle

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C

February 17, 2005
Erik Childress

Such a misfire that even the title can think of nothing else but to blame the poor dog.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 17, 2005
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Relentlessly cute and adorable, it at least has a slight sour edge that gives us above-8s something to cling to. Briefly.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

June 28, 2005
Jan Stuart
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A lopsided but fitfully pleasant daydream for young girls looking to discover their inner hostess: a dog-slobbered Martha Stewart: The Early Years.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 17, 2005
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Most of the time, you can't go wrong with kids and dogs. Then there's Because of Winn-Dixie.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 18, 2005
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Doesn't exactly rise to the level of a family classic.

| Original Score: C

February 18, 2005
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Mildly diverting and way too long for a movie aimed at kids.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 18, 2005
Nigel Floyd
Time Out New York
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July 15, 2005

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February 9, 2006

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