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The Kid with a Bike Reviews

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Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

The Dardennes' style resists cheap sentimentality, yet in The Kid with a Bike it yields a deeply moving examination of love as a shield.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: A-

April 22, 2012
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Dardenne brothers set an orphan in search of a father

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 3/4

April 15, 2012
Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

Will bad breaks break a boy?

Full Review Source: Movie Habit

April 15, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The film should be required viewing for everyone who has lost faith in the power of random acts of kindness.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

April 13, 2012
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

How the Dardennes, time and again, turn gritty, mundane subjects into transcendent moments of honesty and truth is one of the great cinematic wonders.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 4/5

April 13, 2012
Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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This is a film that's not always easy to watch, but just about impossible to forget.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 13, 2012
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It is crystal clear on at least one point: People are mysterious and beautiful, and they need each other.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

April 12, 2012
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne offer another in their remarkable succession of contemporary neo-realist dramas in this quietly devastating but gently hopeful [film].

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: A-

April 7, 2012
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

[It] gives obvious homage to a variety of films. ... But one inspiration shines throughout the movie ... The Red Balloon.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: A

April 2, 2012
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

...the film delivers a final act as riveting as it is artistically satisfying. Not many films can claim a perfect ending. This one can.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: B+

March 30, 2012
Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm

...manages to balance a spiritual sense of grace with the earthy eye of a here-and-now realist.

Full Review Source: LarsenOnFilm | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 30, 2012
Tom Long
Detroit News
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"The Kid With a Bike" vibrates with desperation, frustration and the simple unfairness of life, leavened with glimpses of hope.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: A-

March 30, 2012
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Cyril is one of the most inspiringly resilient, self-aware young characters to arrive on-screen in recent memory...

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 4/4

March 30, 2012
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Hunched over the handlebars, the boy's body seems to carve a hole in the wind. And we watch as this unhappy, rejected child makes some terrible choices, some of which make us want to look away.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 29, 2012
Gerald Peary
Boston Phoenix

One of the classic international works about juvenile delinquency.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

March 29, 2012
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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"The Kid With A Bike'' is, remarkably, about hope - about the connections people forge when the ones they've been given desert them.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 4/4

March 29, 2012
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

If the film doesn't sizzle as heatedly as the Dardennes' more celebrated works, it's nevertheless infused with the compassion and care that they seem always to bring to bear on any subject.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B

March 29, 2012
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

This film is a real gem.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 4/5

March 28, 2012
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Emotionally restrained yet compassionate, coming-of-age morality tale

Full Review Source: SSG Syndicate | Original Score: 8/10

March 27, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

The ending is somewhat contrived and forced, but not false, and there's a moving moment when Cyril and Samantha, riding beside a canal one sunny day, exchange bicycles.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

March 25, 2012
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