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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
December 17, 2004
It's a sweet but slight film whose undeniable appeal is largely due to the performances of its flat-out adorable leads.
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
December 10, 2004
A feel-good coming-of-age movie that floats on a boatload of Irish charm.
| Original Score: 3/4
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
December 3, 2004
A likable if ordinary Irish indie that barely squeaks by on the charms of its leads.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
November 12, 2004
Enlivens the classic premise of innocent-in- the-city by moving its archetypal characters in unexpected directions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Lou Carlozo
Chicago Tribune
November 11, 2004
Stack Cowboys against most of the fare American studios offer young adults and it's meatier by far.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
September 29, 2004
Manages to be enjoyable despite its contrivances.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
September 20, 2004
If this sounds like one big cliche, that's because it is.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Anita Gates
New York Times
September 20, 2004
The coming-of-age story about the corruptions of the big city has been done a few thousand times, but at least this one offers a fresh mix of open-minded intelligence and a heartfelt point of view.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
September 17, 2004
Modest but fresh and appealing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
September 15, 2004
For all the violence and breaking-up- to-make-up that go on, there's never really a sense of risk or exploration, and the film's pulse never rises above faint.
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Akiva Gottlieb
Village Voice
September 14, 2004
In general, a film in which the protagonist exalts his friend on a city sidewalk, raising his arms to the sky and proclaiming, 'You've worked your magic on me, and I'll never be the same again!' should not be seen by anyone.
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Robert Koehler
Variety
September 2, 2004
Combination of warmth, humor, danger and a cosmopolitan take on young, urban Eire sets pic distinctly apart.