Fly Away Home Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 14, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
May 19, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
August 7, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Bradley Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
The predictability of all this might be more palatable if the characters were better developed or more appealing.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 5/5
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 24, 2010
Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Story of a girl and her geese is complex entertainment for kids and grown-ups.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 9, 2005
A lovely and unjustly forgotten family film.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
November 27, 2008
The dynamic between Daniels' vigorous, if self-involved, artist father and Paquin's initially sullen, eventually self-discovering teenager is warmly and believably conveyed, with both thesps doing strongly individualistic work.
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: high +1 out of -4..+4
Rebecca Murray
About.com
April 14, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Thomas
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
It's a genuine delight and a definite thumbs aloft for kids of about six upwards.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 14, 2002
Beautifully directed by Carroll Ballard, the film is a celebration of the creative ways human beings and animals can serve, assist, and love one another.
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
From bumbling infants to majestic adults, a flock hasn't been this charismatic onscreen since Hitchcock went bird-watching.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
June 26, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Dan Jardine
Jacksonville Film Journal
October 11, 2001
Beautiful looking and well acted, but lacking in the kind of tension that marks a well-told tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
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