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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
Good movie about friendship for middle schoolers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
April 27, 2003
Touching and ultimately rewarding..Culkin shines
| Original Score: 3/5
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
...A cheesy, overdramatic tear-jerker full of transparent sentimentality and forced emotion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
January 23, 2003
Decently acted but only moderately inspiring.
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 3, 2002
Celebrates imagination as the firepower that enables these two outsiders to transcend their disabilities, loneliness, and familial problems.
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2000
It is about killers, criminals, bullies, small, mean-spirited people and people with the hearts of lions, people with broken bodies, but soaring spirits.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Chris Grunden
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
Resonates with genuine feeling and storytelling grace.
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
January 1, 2000
The film is barely watchable when [Gillian Anderson is] on screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Widgett Walls
January 1, 2000
A tearjerker that isn't shallow and obvious about pulling the emotions out of you, and can actually be viewed more than once without blowing its shelf life.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000
Instead of relying on maudlin music cues and heavy-handed dialogue, Chelsom has faith enough in his script and his cast to allow them to strike emotional chords on their own.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
January 1, 2000
it would be a shame if this funny, warm-hearted film didn't find a sizable audience...
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
October 29, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: A-

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Sells
Oregon Herald
August 18, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Dragan Antulov
June 16, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
April 25, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
February 6, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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