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Everyone's Hero Reviews

Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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It's a shallow, treacly movie for children too little to question its many pointless puerilities.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D

September 23, 2006

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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September 23, 2006
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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A sweet but very forgettable animated adventure.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

September 18, 2006
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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The movie is a feast of miscalculations.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

September 15, 2006
Joe Leydon
Variety
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... a modestly engaging mix of broad comedy and nostalgic fable, spiked with a few unwelcome sprinklings of gross-out gags.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 15, 2006
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Everyone's Hero is a sweet, inspirational movie that doesn't offer any surprises, but entertains youthful audiences in a gentle, almost old-fashioned way.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 15, 2006
Susan Walker
Toronto Star
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... feels more like a 1950s cartoon.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

September 15, 2006
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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It's all good fun, but the film really only works if one buys its more awkward elements.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 15, 2006
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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... just another forgettable entry at the end of a summer that offered an unprecedented amount of mediocre animated films.

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

September 15, 2006
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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The script is anachronistic and trite ...

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

September 15, 2006
John Anderson
Newsday
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No one but the youngest in the family will care much about it ...

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

September 15, 2006
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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[A] simple, pleasant film ...

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2006
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Animated in name only, Everyone's Hero is the uninspired tale of Yankee Irving (Jake T. Austin), a 10-year-old baseball fanatic who finds himself in possession of Babe Ruth's stolen bat ...

| Original Score: 2/5

September 15, 2006
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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... a tame CGI cartoon for the simple-minded: the very young, the very old and Yankee fans.

| Original Score: 2/4

September 15, 2006
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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... amiable ...

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2006
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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The cartoon is amiable enough and has bright comic moments.

September 15, 2006
Mark Medley
Globe and Mail
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Everyone's Hero is an after-school special stretched to feature-film length.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

September 15, 2006
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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A likable, lumbering, computer-animated children's movie set during the Depression that is more entertaining than it has any right to be.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2006
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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This handsomely animated, well-directed and -voiced G-rated film, set in the hope-starved era of the Depression, takes on special poignancy as the last directing project of Christopher Reeve.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

September 15, 2006
Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's a shame that Christopher Reeve's final directorial effort could not have been a more fitting, and lasting, tribute.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 15, 2006
Joshua Katzman
Chicago Reader
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This computer-animated baseball adventure espouses a shopworn moral about persevering against long odds, but there's still plenty to recommend it, including memorable characters, solid storytelling, and accurate period detail.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

September 15, 2006
Janice Page
Boston Globe
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If it's not in the same league of talking-inanimate-object cartoons as Cars, at least we can say it has heart. And that's always more important than stars.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

September 15, 2006
Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
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This Fox effort isn't in the same ballpark as Pixar. It's not even in the same league.

September 15, 2006
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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I can't say Everyone's Hero strikes out -- it might distract little kids for a while -- but the directors needn't bother practicing their home run trots.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 14, 2006
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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While this could be a hit with undemanding small fry, choosy adults might prefer to whistle for Lassie.

| Original Score: 2/4

September 14, 2006
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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The movie means well and, like tee ball, it's probably best suited for the littlest kids only.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: C

September 14, 2006
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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A likable, good-natured family show -- one that takes a typical boyhood fantasy of improbable sports heroics and inflates it into a cracked cartoon odyssey.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 14, 2006
Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Everyone's Hero is a labor of love. And that clearly comes through in this feel-good animated feature about a 10-year-old boy, Yankee Irving, who becomes an unlikely World Series hero for the 1932 New York Yankees.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B

September 14, 2006
Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly
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Everyone's Hero re-creates Depression-era America with surprisingly agreeable anachronistic panache.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

September 13, 2006
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