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Saving Shiloh Reviews

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Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
December 18, 2010
Cute but uneven. Best for dog lovers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
February 6, 2007
Wilson really is the only reason an adult or any child other than the very youngest moviegoer could watch this well-meaning, easygoing family drama.
David Cornelius
DVDTalk.com
September 1, 2006
If you've followed the previous Shiloh films, then you'll be satisfied, if not overjoyed, by this final chapter.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 16, 2006
If you are new to the series, I would suggest your starting with the original Shiloh, so far, the best in show.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
May 24, 2006
... I felt as if I were being preached to throughout this film.
Luke Y. Thompson
Los Angeles CityBeat
May 19, 2006
This is strictly a movie for those who think family values trump production values
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
May 14, 2006
An insipid tearjerker about a beagle with a middle-school daddy.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Ken Fox
TV Guide
May 12, 2006
Offers exactly what you've come to expect from the series: Bland but wholly innocuous family entertainment featuring a cute kid and an even cuter dog.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
May 12, 2006
Wilson ... makes this film, via grit of detail, a bit more than a Hallmark Special Retro Disney Walton sermon in values.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
May 12, 2006
Boring as porridge.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
May 12, 2006
An OK kids movie passing through on the way to video.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
May 12, 2006
You won't find the pragmatic intelligence of Naylor's original stories here, but even cynics may be touched by the film's remarkably wholesome lessons about friendship, family and forgiveness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
May 12, 2006
It's a family film that deals with real problems and teaches real values, and yet is exciting and entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
May 12, 2006
If Sandy Tung's film had flavor, it might taste like a week-old bagel.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
May 12, 2006
Plain and simple but never simple-minded.
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Anita Gates
New York Times
May 11, 2006
Saving Shiloh is touching, intelligent and admirably thoughtful.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Josh Larsen
Sun Publications (Chicago, IL)
May 11, 2006
... has more respect for the intelligence of the title dog than its audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
May 11, 2006
Two major issues here: The boy, Marty (Jason Dolley), is a patronizing do-gooder, and the dog, a beagle-looking fella, doesn't do much that's special.
| Original Score: 2/5
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John Anderson
Variety
May 11, 2006
Saving Shiloh, the third in the dog-hero trilogy drawn from the Phyllis Reynolds Naylor books, may be naive and narratively simple, but it's prime fare for the always underserved family aud.
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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
May 11, 2006
The latest film to be drawn from Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's best-selling young-adult trilogy about a frisky West Virginia beagle with a knack for bringing people together.
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