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Always Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 14, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The result is a curiosity: a remake that wasn't remade enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
December 23, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
May 6, 2006
For all its Spielbergian action and production values, the film is painfully sappy and wastes its A-list cast by saddling them with a hamfisted script.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
February 13, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
An unfulfilled promise, a plummeting dove.
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
The story, which was set during World War II in the original film, has been updated and placed in modern times. And that's part of the problem.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Fred Topel
About.com
July 14, 2003
Boring supernatural romance. Tedius and obvious. Wait until the following year's Ghost.
| Original Score: 1/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 12, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Always may be starry-eyed romantic claptrap, but by God, would that all starry-eyed romantic claptrap were so well done.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
Spielberg sets his whimsical romance ray for stun ... and comes up with a solid double off the wall.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
September 17, 2002
A touching, beautifully short romance
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 15, 2002
A rousing adventure story, a romantic comedy, and an affecting afterlife fantasy.
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 7, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 11, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
February 24, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
May 19, 2005
Whimsical and affecting enough, but certainly a lesser Spielberg film.
| Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 16, 2003
A light, enjoyable piece of fluff with spectacular flying scenes and a dramatically flat story.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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