The Little Red Truck Reviews

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Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News
October 10, 2008

It looks like a great program, but this documentary is too scattered to be all that interesting. Too many kids, too much action, not enough time.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic
October 10, 2008

Parents eager to venture outside the animation or talking-Chihuahua boxes for family entertainment should check out the documentary The Little Red Truck, an inspiring look at a diverse array of youngsters introduced to the joys of stage performing.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
Top Critic
September 18, 2008

Pic's strength lies in charting a dual process, that of a play taking shape in an incredibly short amount time and of the changes wrought in the children's behavior as they learn to listen, focus, follow directions and work as a team.

Nathan Lee
New York Times
Top Critic
September 12, 2008

If it sounds like the cutest thing in the history of cuteness, that's because it is.

| Original Score: 4/5
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
Top Critic
September 5, 2008

The Little Red Truck is more interested in exploring MCT's process than in its real-world results. That's fine, but let's not call this a documentary. It's public relations.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle
September 5, 2008

This is kids stuff all the way: incident without drama, controversy, art, or any of the other things that make a movie watchable.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
September 4, 2008

MCT is undoubtedly a worthwhile organization, but that doesn't mean it's fun to sit through what amounts to a 90-minute advertisement for the company.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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