Little Manhattan Reviews

February 17, 2006
This little family movie wants to be adorable and ALMOST gets there, but suffers from trying too hard to be too cute.
December 1, 2005
[It's] as if the filmmakers (maybe without even realizing it) are mocking his emotions, implying that kids are just kids, and only think they feel what they're feeling.
October 3, 2005
This grotesquely manipulative bit of whimsy is like sucking on a sugar cube for ninety minutes when each of your teeth is suffering from an exposed nerve.
September 30, 2005
Seeks to be a whimsical premise but, except for a few moments, proves ponderous instead.
September 30, 2005
It begins to wear a little thin in a feature format.
September 27, 2005
Who is this movie's target audience, anyway? Preteens will be bored stupid, while adults are unlikely to want to revisit puppy love in such grueling detail.
August 29, 2005
A totem to white privilege.