Finding Neverland Reviews

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February 28, 2020
It''s a simple lyrical film that celebrates the value of innocence in a world that seems to be fast losing out to cynicism and despair.
November 18, 2019
Directed by Marc Forster, Finding Neverland is a pretty straightforward film that effectively balances its whimsical child-like moments with its heartfelt emotional conclusion.
November 8, 2019
Think happy, happy thoughts and take the first star to the right, straight on til morning.
April 22, 2019
This is a pleasing, old-fashioned tearjerker and a half. Pack a couple of hankies.
March 13, 2018
Mingling reality and fantasy, Forster has given us a luminous, touching meditation on life and art.
December 26, 2017
Wooden, yes, and saccharine, too. Oh, and did I mention the neutered whimsy?
December 24, 2010
Not about Peter Pan, and not a kids' movie.
April 29, 2009
A heartfelt, beautiful film, and one of the best dramas I've seen in years.
October 18, 2008
Like Big Fish and The Neverending Story, this is a film that reminds us that life, coloured by our perceptions, is what we make it; all we have to do is believe.
August 7, 2008
Johnny Depp makes another run at the Oscar in the shoes of author-playwright J.M. Barrie.
December 27, 2007
September 19, 2007
Finding Neverland is about the importance of hanging on to belief in something that transcends the empirical world. It's a gentle, graceful, and unsentimental film.
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
September 28, 2006
A charming and dramatic tearjerker that's sweet without resorting to syrup.
April 1, 2006
February 9, 2006
Infused by an awkward decorum; the kind that descends on a gathering dominated by an unmentioned death or transgression.
January 17, 2006
Plenty of narrative liberties have been taken. It doesn't matter a jot. At heart, this isn't a biography anyway, it's an ode to the power of the imagination.
December 6, 2005
A nicely played family entertainment with perhaps more mystery than it knows what to do with.
December 6, 2005
November 18, 2005
Clap your hands for a better script.
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