Flicka Reviews

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January 1, 2011
Classic book gallops to the big screen.
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?
November 6, 2006
A skillfully told, beautifully shot coming-of-age story.
November 5, 2006
An engrossing and beautifully acted remake that salutes horses, freedom, and familial love in ways that stir the heart.
October 29, 2006
If you seek high-quality family entertainment, you have a friend in "Flicka."
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.
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.
October 26, 2006
Would I pay to see it? No, probably not, but then I'm not a 12-year-old girl or the parent of a young child.
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.
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?
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.
October 20, 2006
Alison Lohman, the 27-year-old actress who plays Katy, makes the whole thing worth watching.
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.
October 20, 2006
A perfectly pleasant updating of the story, well-acted, nicely directed and beautifully photographed.
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.
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.
October 20, 2006
A coming-of-age tale that proves as gentle as its subject is wild.
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