April 15, 2005
Suddenly this careful and patient movie turns cheap and hasty, with unexpected disclosures, desperate curveballs, and crocodile tears. It's not ruinous, but it's not good either.
March 3, 2005
Bear Cub knows about a million ways to jerk our tears, but it hasn't mastered any of them.
January 21, 2005
Director Luis Miguel Albaladejo has an essential, rather sweet earnestness, but we sense that he likes pushing touchy buttons.
November 17, 2004
Albaladejo turns his film into a banal, mildly entertaining trifle of affirmation, eliciting a shrug more than any real emotion.