A Boy Called Po Reviews

September 8, 2017
While overflowing with good intentions, this woefully contrived drama tackles autism, bullying, single parenting and the grieving process without providing sufficient insight into any of them.
September 1, 2017
Weepy tale of widowed father's struggles with autistic son.
September 1, 2017
Generally well-acted and well-intentioned, but sentimental and sloppy as it outstays its welcome.
September 1, 2017
There's no denying that A Boy Called Po has the best intentions at heart, but those only get a movie so far.
August 31, 2017
Despite good intentions, this is a disappointing treatment of a subject that deserves better.
August 31, 2017
A TV movie-style viewing experience, hitting conflicts and emotional beats with a sledgehammer, while the ending is borderline inexcusable.
August 29, 2017
A Boy Called Po lacks a realistic exploration of autism, falling into common tropes surrounding the depiction of autism in Hollywood films.
November 25, 2016
Well-meaning but, on the whole, intensely inert ...
November 24, 2016
An earnest drama that could have used a subtler, less didactic approach to its tender subject matter.