The Odd Life of Timothy Green Reviews

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April 4, 2013
Odd indeed.
August 22, 2012
The film is schmaltzy and very saccharine, so sweet it'll give you a toothache.
August 16, 2012
It's hard to believe that Hedges once wrote some decent light fiction (What's Eating Gilbert Grape, An Ocean in Iowa) before he started making greeting-card movies like Dan in Real Life and this one.
August 16, 2012
"There comes a point where "Odd Life of Timothy Green" is just too sentimental and too odd."
August 16, 2012
A fable about parenting and its accompanying joys and sorrows, done in the trademark Walt Disney style of pleasant, feel-good entertainment that doesn't leave much of an emotional trace.
August 15, 2012
Mostly, The Odd Life of Timothy Green feels contrived , if undeniably sweet.
April 11, 2019
Clearly it's designed to be this heart-warming family fantasy, but I kept thinking as I watched it that the material seemed better suited for a horror film.
December 22, 2018
The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a refreshingly old-fashioned flick.
August 7, 2018
While some aspects of the story are pretty predictable, [Peter Hedges] manages to work in a few surprises and, more importantly, conjure plenty of magic and emotion along the way to a satisfying conclusion.
September 1, 2017
It's supposed to be magical and charming, of course, but it's more annoying than engaging.
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