Because of Winn-Dixie Reviews

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August 14, 2007
February 22, 2005
If they let the dog go I think we'd have a better movie.
February 19, 2005
An unhomogenized combination of formulaic family entertainment and cornpone Southern fable.
February 18, 2005
Sincere rather than cynical.
February 18, 2005
Fans of DiCamillo's book should be pleased with how Wang has faithfully preserved the novel's clear-eyed depiction of both pain and joy.
February 18, 2005
A whimsical family film about longing and belonging told with gentle humanity.
February 18, 2005
This is a so-so story that's told incorrectly.
February 18, 2005
[The movie] manages to eradicate any meaningful subtleties that are present in Kate DiCamillo's 2001 Newberry Award-winning children's book.
February 18, 2005
Winn-Dixie has a way of growing on you.
February 18, 2005
Because is proof positive that nostalgia and dogs go together like Winn and Dixie.
February 18, 2005
Winn-Dixie has everything but the drama, and while that doesn't make it a dog, it never raises it above the status of stuffed toy.
February 18, 2005
Mildly diverting and way too long for a movie aimed at kids.
February 18, 2005
Has some wan jokes, incongruous slapstick and the occasional embarrassment, which may keep it from being as popular as the Newberry Award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo.
February 18, 2005
A dreary, uninspired tale.
February 18, 2005
This is a movie to take your kids to.
February 18, 2005
Parents who claim they crave thoughtful entertainment for their kids finally have a movie they can get behind.
February 18, 2005
Because of Winn-Dixie doesn't have a mean bone in its body, but it's dead in the water.
February 18, 2005
Doesn't exactly rise to the level of a family classic.
February 18, 2005
It makes a fine argument for what kid-friendly, Christian-compassionate entertainment can be.
February 18, 2005
In pace, sensibility, and big, beating heart, this is a child's first indie film, and it's the better for it.
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