Molly Reviews

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Fred Topel
July 14, 2003
Half-hearted Flowers for Algernon story. None of the actors seem to really believe it.
| Original Score: 1/5
Francesca Dinglasan
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
In spite of its lofty goal to remind the masses that the disabled are human beings with feelings just like everyone else, Molly abounds with cliches about the very people it purports to represent.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
In a world desperate for any kind of kinship, the ties between brothers and sisters remain an invaluable and often unexplored treasure.
Christopher Null
February 14, 2001
Shue's acting is atrocious, rivaled only by the idiocy of the story itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Steven Boone
January 1, 2000
Beautiful as she is, Elisabeth Shue is simply impossible to watch without cringing whenever she tries to do autistic.
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
January 1, 2000
Does have some good performances, but it has no heart.
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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
Molly is a mess.
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 1, 2000
For all its sensitivity, the film abounds with movie cliches about the developmentally challenged.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000
89 minutes of Shue's strained Acting display is 89 more than anyone should ever have to endure.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A near-disaster.
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January 1, 2000
Shamelessly sentimental.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
January 1, 2000
A disjointed, incoherent mess.
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Shue comes perilously close to offensive caricature as the afflicted Molly.
| Original Score: 2/4
Christabel Padmore
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Shue's character is supposed to be sweet, but Molly is a shallow and tiresome movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 45/100
Cornell & Petricelli
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, despite a praise worthy performance by Elisabeth Shue, the movie did not leave us with a lasting impression or emotional connection.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Ken Tucker
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
Bizarrely inept.
Full Review | Original Score: F

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Nothing feels authentic--not the relationships or the earnest performances from the soap opera-pretty cast.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
A television drama slapped together in a rush.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
It is moving and has been well-crafted with much care, and it allows Shue, Eckhart, Jane and Jill Hennessy as Molly's doctor to make solid impressions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Emanuel Levy
November 1, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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