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Millions Reviews

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May 6, 2005
... One of the best family films in recent memory.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 5, 2005
After Boyle establishes Damian, his family and his quirky new community, Millions really starts to lag. The imagination gives way to simple subplots.
May 3, 2005
It's a classic fantasy set-up, which Boyle and Boyce turn into a beguiling comedy-drama full of memorable moments...
April 30, 2005
(Millions) ... proclaims a heartwarming optimism about the joys and rewards of virtue and good deeds.
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April 29, 2005
A modern fairy tale with imagination that dazzles kids and adult alike.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 29, 2005
What makes Millions quirky is also what prevents it from genuinely immersing the viewer in the story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 27, 2005
The material doesn't approach the sendup of grownup roleplaying in Catch Me If You Can.
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April 26, 2005
Millions serves up enough touching emotional moments to coin its own richness, a respect for goodness in human nature.
| Original Score: 3/4
April 22, 2005 earns its sweetness without stooping to sentimentality
Read More | Original Score: A
April 22, 2005
While most of Millions takes place reality, the audience is invited into Damian's becomes the movie that "Finding Neverland" should have been.
April 21, 2005
Millions is a kids' movie that doesn't talk down to its audience.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 3/4
April 20, 2005
...Millions pulls off the neat trick of affirming that money can't buy happiness, even as it has a ball pretending that it can.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 20, 2005
An edgy and endearing exploration of childish faith knocking against the hard and mysterious facts of a world ruled by grown-ups.
April 20, 2005
Directorially, it's exciting. Emotionally, it's engagingly warm, funny and magical -- without being gooey.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 18, 2005
As a stylist, Boyle is something of an action painter, throwing images on the canvas of the screen and seeing what sticks.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 15, 2005
Whatever one's reservations about the film, young Etel is utterly, endearingly appealing as the gentle-souled Damien.
April 15, 2005
This winning low-key British yarn is told with real creativity and succeeds by developing characters and situations in an original way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 15, 2005
It gives its fanciful story some meaty context, and refuses to condescend to its audience.
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April 15, 2005
[I]t is refreshing to consider th[e] windfall of wealth not as greed satisfied but with the innocence of a young child
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 15, 2005
Somebody forgot to tell screenwriter Frank Cotrell Boyce and director Danny Boyle that they were making a movie for kids. That's actually a good thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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