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Beaches Reviews

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Sarah Wenk
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Make some popcorn and get out the Kleenex.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 10, 2010
Garry Marhsall's unbearabaly schmaltzy and stereotyical medlodrama contrasts a brassy Jewish singer with an elegant WASPy socialite that even actresses like Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey cannot elevate or rescue.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
April 7, 2010
The film's oily overdefinition of various class and cultural categories is strident enough to betray a condescending attitude toward the audience.
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
February 20, 2007
Maudlin & weepy with tender performances by Midler and Hershey.
| Original Score: 4/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
May 8, 2005
...it seems obvious that certain audiences will get a whole lot more out of it than others.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
April 27, 2005
there are few horrors as singularly terrifying as this movie
| Original Score: 1/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
April 16, 2005
I enjoyed the first forty-five minutes of Beaches. Beyond that, I kept looking at my watch wondering when it was ever going to end.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
June 11, 2003
Vile trash.
| Original Score: 0/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
February 27, 2003
Horrible... just horrible.
| Original Score: 0/5
October 18, 2002
breaks your heart
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Chick-flick extreme, heavy on the syrup.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
June 8, 2001
With its mix of drama, comedy, and music, the film leaves behind a rainbow of delectable emotions.
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
July 16, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
April 26, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
March 24, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
August 16, 2004
| Original Score: 0/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
May 14, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 21, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
November 18, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
October 7, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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