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Millions Reviews

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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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AV Club
September 26, 2005
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 5, 2005
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
April 8, 2005
[A] delightfully wise and surprisingly heartwarming morality tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
April 2, 2005
Millions offers a deft mixture of reality and fantasy in unexpected places.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 1, 2005
There's grief here. And greed. But happiness, humor and hope as well.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
April 1, 2005
A charming cash cow with cute twists to its tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
April 1, 2005
Leaves you feeling rich -- and richly satisfied.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
March 24, 2005
The best movie of the new year.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Tom Long
Detroit News
March 24, 2005
A sweet, witty, magical fantasy peppered with innocence and optimism.
| Original Score: B+
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Michael Booth
Denver Post
March 24, 2005
One of the best children's movies of recent years.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
March 24, 2005
A delightful kids movie done from a kid's perspective that alternates between feeling like a fable and a pop-up book.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
March 24, 2005
It's cute and touching. Who would have thought we'd ever use those terms to describe a Danny Boyle movie?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
March 23, 2005
Surprisingly buoyant.
| Original Score: B
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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
March 23, 2005
Embraces a kid-centric perspective without condescending to it.
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
March 18, 2005
The movie, though quite funny in parts, turns organically dark, and it refuses to paint a picture of a cotton-candy world. It prefers the real one.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
March 18, 2005
Witty, sweet and charming but never sappy.
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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
March 18, 2005
This utterly enchanting British import manages to transport us to other worlds, some of them heavenly.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
March 18, 2005
The best thing about Millions is the freckled, open-faced seriousness of young Etel's Damian, a kid whose faith in goodness can't be bought.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
March 18, 2005
A gentle illustration of that particular moment in childhood when the world begins to make its mark.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
March 18, 2005
A family film of limitless imagination and surprising joy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
March 18, 2005
Visually arresting, seriously whimsical, and suffused with a dreamy yet sad awareness of where life falls short and imagination has to pick up the slack.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
March 17, 2005
One of the more delightful and satisfying family movies I've seen recently.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
March 14, 2005
One of the most stylish and eccentric films about childhood dreams and heartbreaks that I've ever seen.
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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
March 12, 2005
An incredibly sweet-tempered picture.
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March 11, 2005
Overdirected from its first frame.
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Mike Clark
USA Today
March 11, 2005
Boyle is enough of a stylist to make it all passable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
March 11, 2005
Give Boyce and Boyle credit for daring to be strange, but this enchilada is so overstuffed, it's falling apart.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
March 11, 2005
This is a family movie in the best sense; it plays to children without talking down and to their parents without pandering.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
March 10, 2005
Retains a conviction about what it's doing that makes us believe and enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
March 10, 2005
Danny Boyle (Trainspotting) has directed a heartfelt, emotionally delicate children's movie about life and death and all the parts in between.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
March 10, 2005
An intelligent children's film that may prove to be a guilty pleasure for adults.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
March 9, 2005
Danny Boyle's first family classic.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
March 8, 2005
Millions offers a tale of great heart that can be enjoyed by all but the youngest of children.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Ed Park
Village Voice
March 7, 2005
Feels contrived.
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Derek Elley
Variety
March 7, 2005
Maintains a bankable charm and innocence even when overdrawn on the special effects side.
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
September 14, 2004
A simple tale told with sympathy for a child's point of view.