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Flicka Reviews

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January 1, 2011
Classic book gallops to the big screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 18, 2006
With Flicka, young ladies who weren't in the market for Brokeback Mountain get their own chance to drool over the wide open spaces and awe-inspiring mountains of Wyoming, if they can avert their gaze from the gorgeous horses, that is.
November 13, 2006
A girl and a horse: that's love. What more can we want?
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 6, 2006
A skillfully told, beautifully shot coming-of-age story.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 5, 2006
An engrossing and beautifully acted remake that salutes horses, freedom, and familial love in ways that stir the heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 29, 2006
If you seek high-quality family entertainment, you have a friend in "Flicka."
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
October 27, 2006
This is a genuinely nice movie that wears its old-fashioned values proudly, and I had a good time watching it. Flicka is for the teenage girl in all of us.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 27, 2006
Flicka's simplicity may be its best attribute.
October 26, 2006
will surely appeal to young girls, and even the occasional grown male film critic.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
October 25, 2006
It's got lovely vistas, and earnest performances, and Allison Lohman... is very believable.
October 20, 2006
Set against the gorgeous backdrop of a Wyoming mountain range, [Flicka] offers up fantasy footage for every strong-willed girl who ever straddled a saddle.
Read More | Original Score: B-
October 20, 2006
You can't go wrong with this plot: Girl meets pony, girl loses pony, girl gets pony back. There are problems, but they all live happily ever after, that's boilerplate. But so what?
Read More | Original Score: 2.8/5
October 20, 2006
Director Mayer knows how to tug at the heartstrings, and his admirably restrained cast keeps the family drama from becoming too sugary.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 20, 2006
Alison Lohman, the 27-year-old actress who plays Katy, makes the whole thing worth watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 20, 2006
This Flicka may not be a classic, but it's a nice afternoon's entertainment, particularly for girls who ride wild horses in their dreams.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 20, 2006
A perfectly pleasant updating of the story, well-acted, nicely directed and beautifully photographed.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 20, 2006
The filmmakers behind the sweet-hearted, mostly well-made family film Flicka know their target audience. In fact, they cater to it at the expense of the original book.
Read More | Original Score: B
October 20, 2006
The latest version of this beloved kid-loves-horse story has everything a film requires to attract an equine-crazy audience of all ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 20, 2006
A coming-of-age tale that proves as gentle as its subject is wild.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 20, 2006
As things progress, the magic of the story asserts itself over the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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