Because of Winn-Dixie Reviews

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December 26, 2016
Thoughtful, personal drama, complex and with much to say.
September 30, 2010
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
August 7, 2008
August 14, 2007
October 30, 2006
September 8, 2006
A sweet film, laced with magic realism, and it tackles some rather dark themes in a way that is perfectly appropriate for young children.
January 7, 2006
August 22, 2005
Just the latest quasi-magic-realist, two-birds-with-one-stone shrine to non-traditional families and the power of myth
July 29, 2005
Because of Winn-Dixie does no harm, and it should appeal to younger children while charming more than a few adults.
June 28, 2005
Relentlessly cute and adorable, it at least has a slight sour edge that gives us above-8s something to cling to. Briefly.
May 16, 2005
May 3, 2005
A children's film that embraces storytelling modesty and a balanced view of the world as both depressing and joyous.
April 13, 2005
The untidy answers and selfless actions in Because of Winn-Dixie stand out from the family films populated with bratty kids and clueless adults.
March 24, 2005
A cloying 'family entertainment' filled to the bubbling brim with goody-goody intentions and, somehow, managing to deliver on none of them.
March 23, 2005
March 6, 2005
not heavy on plot, but it is a series of charming adventures with common, heart warming themes about finding friendship and dealing with hardship
March 2, 2005
The movie offers a loving but strikingly tempered assessment of family and town life that one seldom finds in today's raucous family films.
February 27, 2005
It's all very sweet, the acting is excellent, especially Tyson and young Ms. Robb. The dog is very good too.
February 27, 2005
I left the theater with joy in my heart. And it's all because of Winn-Dixie.
February 27, 2005
One of the bright spots in last few weeks.
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