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A Shine of Rainbows Reviews

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Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
April 22, 2010
Hey, what's not to like about cute orphans, baby seals, sweet moms and gruff dads with hearts of gold? And rainbows? If your heart is going thumpety-thump at such a prospect, here is the movie for you.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Russ Breimeier
Christianity Today
May 7, 2010
A nice, wholesome movie with a positive story about learning to be loved and to love others. Unfortunately, it's also too dull and treacly for most tastes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
October 5, 2010
Gawd, this movie is so nauseatingly nice.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
April 9, 2010
A family film that risks drowning in its own syrup.
| Original Score: 2/4

National Post
April 23, 2010
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Brian Orndorf
April 22, 2010
Far from the most convincing source of matinee entertainment, it's pleasing to find something not backed by an aggressive marketing campaign, focused on the plague of modern youth, or weighed down by bathroom humor.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
May 23, 2011
A fine family film about an orphan who finds a satisfying new life in the countryside of Ireland.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
October 14, 2013
The story is sweet and tender, and it's modestly self-contained. Sure, it deals with some heavy topics and subjects, but it doesn't beat the viewer over the head with it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
April 9, 2010
A Shine of Rainbows is a sweet tale about a little boy and the mother who teaches him to appreciate every nook and cranny of everyday life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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