Simon Birch Reviews

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John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
February 7, 2003
Great, overlooked film.
| Original Score: 5/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
September 17, 2002
Wonderfully performed and syrupy sweet
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 3, 2002
A rare and wonderful testament to the ardor and resilience of faith. In these times, that is enough to cheer about.
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Hollis Chacona
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Not as good as the book, but not bad either.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Leonard Schwarz
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1.5/4

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
August 21, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Top Critic
Dennis Harvey
Variety
October 18, 2008
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
May 22, 2003
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Top Critic
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Richard Kelly
Sight and Sound
March 5, 2002

Movieline
January 9, 2002
Top Critic
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
Top Critic
Jack Mathews
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Amy Taubin
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
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