Saint Ralph Reviews

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May 13, 2009
August 25, 2005
Canadian writer-director Michael McGowan has packed it so full of earnestness that viewers end up jogging along.
August 8, 2005
Funny, touching and uplifting.
August 5, 2005
It's worth seeking out this bittersweet comedy with its emotionally resonant story and stellar performances.
August 5, 2005
Even when it's pushing the limits of shameless manipulation, this cheeky Canadian film has charm and wit.
August 5, 2005
You can't argue with the message. But its well-worn homilies might give you reason to question the messenger.
August 5, 2005
It's hard to dislike schmaltz as mild as Saint Ralph, but let's try: The film is as bland as a communion wafer, sentimental as a Christmas homily, and predictable as the liturgy.
August 5, 2005
What began as a too familiar coming-of-age story set in an all-boys Catholic school steadily morphs into something arguably as familiar but more satisfying -- a triumphant sports tale.
August 5, 2005
Your interest is bound to fade long before Ralph does.
August 5, 2005
Writer-director Michael McGowan must be exhausted after all the tugging he does on our heartstrings in this sentimental drama.
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