Crooked Arrows Reviews

June 30, 2016
It's a warm-hearted little movie. It may have a ton of Native American cinematic clichs-dream sequences with staccato wooden flutes, soaring eagles, and so on-but it works.
July 6, 2012
This attempt at a drama is pretty routine, but it demonstrates why some clichs became clichs: because they work. [It's] basically The Bad News Bears without all of the humor, though the tone is still fairly light.
June 21, 2012
It's The Mighty Ducks for lacrosse and it works.
May 31, 2012
Routh ... does a killer Tom Cruise-in-"Jerry Maguire" homage in this swift little sports dramedy.
May 31, 2012
A millennial brace of lacrosse action propels Crooked Arrows through a thicket of cliches liberally planted in its path.
May 28, 2012
Authentic and uplifting, it's a feel-good, family movie.
May 18, 2012
The plucky underdog Native American lacrosse movie I never knew I wanted.
May 18, 2012
While the plot is trite, the lacrosse action is right. The cameras capture the speed, agility and physical nature of the sport.
May 17, 2012
The story is unique and engaging enough to transcend the uplifting sports-underdog formula.
May 17, 2012
The film clearly targets a niche audience of lacrosse enthusiasts. But it also works on a broader scale, because well-executed David-vs.-Goliath sports stories like this have universal appeal.
May 17, 2012
You know what? It mostly works.