The Kid & I Reviews

March 1, 2007
Works most poignantly as a testament to a father's love and an unapologetic celebration of Hollywood's m.o.
December 15, 2005
Imagine if Tom Arnold had written "Adaptation." No, really.
December 9, 2005
With the exception of some weird-on-purpose flicks such as those by Jim Jarmusch and David Lynch, "The Kid & I" is arguably the weirdest movie I've seen since 1987.
December 6, 2005
It isn't perfect but it is so oddly sincere that I found myself growing a sort of affection for it even as all common sense was telling me to think otherwise.
December 5, 2005
It's terribly uneven, it's far too corny and it's really not all that great, but it's so strange and so compelling that you have to see it.
December 2, 2005
What sets The Kid & I apart from most Hollywood comedies is its restraint, on the part of Arnold, both as writer and actor, as well as Spheeris. Comedy actually grows out of character and situation.
December 1, 2005
The greatest mitzvah ever produced by Hollywood... I don't care what's wrong with this thing, you couldn't pay me to badmouth it.
December 1, 2005
A top-shelf director, well-known cast and an upbeat storyline should combine to give the The Kid and I a feel-good ride at the B.O.
December 1, 2005
The Kid and I is not a great film, but you know what? It achieves what it sets out to achieve, and it isn't boring, and it kept me intrigued and involved.