Holes

Holes

77%

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Holes Reviews

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Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

Smart, funny, cynical and genuinely touching.

| Original Score: A-

April 24, 2003
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Holes is too long, but its scenarios unfold with unforgettable colour.

Full Review

April 24, 2003
Kelly Borgeson
Premiere Magazine

An intelligent, stylishly shot film that -- for the most part -- doesn't pander to its youthful audience.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

April 22, 2003
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Witless, charmless, dreary as the desert setting itself, and inexcusably sloppy in its attempts to meld two flashback strands into its main, dopey story.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

April 22, 2003
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Kids aren't dumb. They have opinions, hopes and dreams that deserve to be recognized and exercised, and cinema should be an engaging experience full of power and potential - not a babysitter. 'Holes' is not a babysitter.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

April 22, 2003
Boo Allen
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)

Too broad for adults, too simple-minded for kids, too sprawling for anyone.

Full Review

April 22, 2003
Ed Park
Village Voice
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Brims with storytelling flourishes and gently deployed life lessons that even accompanying adults may dig.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 22, 2003
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

"Holes" flip flops between slapstick and black comedy, not always in a seamless way.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

April 22, 2003
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

Although some of the narrative meanderings seem overly complex, it all ties together nicely at the end, bringing about an unexpectedly satisfying conclusion to the present-day story.

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 4/5

April 22, 2003
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

Even for those too old to have a learning experience with the film, there's plenty to appreciate on a thematic level.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 3/4

April 21, 2003
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

You'll dig "Holes." And your age won't matter one whit.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 21, 2003
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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[T]here's too much going on, and none of it is executed well enough to recommend.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

April 21, 2003
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

...a Hole-ly likable little family film, filled with all the elation and wonder Disney has poured into countless past efforts.

Full Review | Original Score: B+

April 21, 2003
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The acting is superb and the story is delightful.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 3/4

April 21, 2003
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Too many films geared toward young audiences are dumbed down, or worse. Here is a movie that has the potential to inspire them instead.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 20, 2003
Kim Linekin
eye WEEKLY

Davis can't find a consistent tone for this long-winded story.

Full Review Source: eye WEEKLY | Original Score: 2/5

April 20, 2003
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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It's smart, strange, unpredictable, and defies the formulas that typically define this sort of motion picture.

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

April 20, 2003
Kevin Carr
Film Threat

Everything you've come to expect from a Disney film.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 20, 2003
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

A humorous and suspenseful and imaginative story that's sheer delight.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: A-

April 19, 2003
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Made by adults who know the best kids' movies are the ones that don't talk down to kids.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B+

April 19, 2003
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