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Rory O'Shea Was Here (Inside I'm Dancing) Reviews

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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As a feel-good movie about disabled youths, Rory O'Shea Was Here gets the job done, but it isn't interesting or daring enough to make it worth a trip to a theater.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 17, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Tries and fails to juggle humor, sentimentality and political correctness with its punk war cry.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2/4

March 3, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
MetroActive

Tries and fails to juggle humor, sentimentality and political correctness with its punk war cry.

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

April 8, 2005
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Full marks for intent; barely a pass for execution.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Mary Lasse
Christianity Today

A technical mess. The final version looks like an unfinished cut.

| Original Score: 1/4

October 2, 2006
Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

Rory O'Shea Was Here certainly isn't the most cloying of the handicapped dramas but doesn't earn the special status it's fighting for.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 17, 2005
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Grows ever more manipulative and predictable.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 4, 2005
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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Writer Jeffrey Caine and director Damien O'Donnell all but cut out our vital organ with moments of hard-sell poignancy.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 4, 2005
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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By all outward appearance and promotional literature, this movie wishes to depict the lives of seriously handicapped people in as real and accurate a way as possible. So why does it resort to some of the most insultingly lame clichés imaginable?

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 18, 2005
Jules Brenner
Filmcritic.com

narrowly focused drama

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 8, 2005
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Differently abled characters are too seldom portrayed on screen [but] the overall impression of the film is rather mawkishly obvious.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

January 29, 2005
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

This problematic individual is quickly reduced to symbolic chump change. Pale martyrdom ensues, as he's dulled down and sanctified according to trite Hollywood formula. Yawn.

March 5, 2005
Angela Baldassarre
Sympatico.ca

There's little to emotionally involve the viewer, though the ending is meant to pull at the heartstrings.

Full Review Source: Sympatico.ca

February 18, 2005
Edward Havens
FilmJerk.com

There are much better ways to remind oneself about the preciousness of existence than this mostly lifeless film.

Full Review Source: FilmJerk.com | Original Score: C-

February 3, 2005
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

How ironic that a movie that claims to assert independence for the disabled cannot set its protagonists free for even a second.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: D+

March 3, 2005
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Randle Patrick McMurphy in a motorized wheelchair.

| Original Score: 2/4

March 18, 2005
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

An unusual mix of Leigh-for-Dummies social realism and fairy-tale wish-fulfillment.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

January 28, 2005
Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune
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Director Damien O'Donnell and screenwriter Jeffrey Caine faithfully adhere to the bylaws of melodrama and quickly plunge us from triumph to tragedy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

February 17, 2005
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Rory O'Shea is half sitcom, half sap.

Full Review Source: AV Club

September 26, 2005
Jessica Winter
Village Voice
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A plea for equality of opportunity, a worthy objective somewhat obscured by non-disabled actors occupying the lead roles.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 1, 2005
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
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