The Cobbler Reviews

February 27, 2016
Method Man is the easy standout, proving to be the most memorable piece of a film that embraces its slightness to warm hearts and lets the rest come what may.
May 12, 2015
The core story hook may be preposterous, but what best resonates in "The Cobbler" are its human slice-of-life elements and the big-city, blue-collar milieu in which it is set.
April 3, 2015
Adam Sandler stars in a watchable movie so, yes, there's a miracle involved. Sandler tamps down the moron act to play Max Simkin, a Bronx cobbler with a magical stitching machine that enables him to transform into his customers by slipping on their shoes.
March 11, 2015
Magical social realism graces this strange politically conscious comedy about bad landlords, housing activism, a Yiddish cell meeting on the Lower East Side a century ago, and Sandler for a change getting in touch with his sort of inner workingclass hero
Top Critic
March 11, 2015
It revives the pleasant art of storytelling most of today's young filmmakers have all but abandoned, and cures (temporarily, anyway) my allergy to Adam Sandler.
March 10, 2015
Likeable but ordinary.