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Tiger Eyes Reviews

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June 6, 2013
Laughably, amateurishly, and Hallmark-Movie-Channel bad.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 17, 2013
...scants the rich emotional potential in favor of After School Special cliches
Full Review | Original Score: 77/100
June 9, 2013
A leaden, rushed movie, with Blume's own son responsible for mucking with the nuances of the source material, flattening promising conflicts and painful introspection.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
June 6, 2013
Still waiting on that Superfudge movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 4, 2013
Merely an insufferable YA lint trap ...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 13, 2013
Tiger Eyes' characters are so obvious as to be underlined and color-coded.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
June 7, 2013
This attenuated coming-of-age tale oozes heart and perhaps too much respect for its source material.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 7, 2013
Directed and constructed without distinction; nevertheless, it is quite moving, thanks to Blume's storytelling and the sincerity of the performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 7, 2013
Cheaply made, for just over two million dollars, Tiger Eyes looks under-populated, even for its Southwestern milieu, with the feel of a made-for-TV movie, not an indie film, which is how it's being promoted.
June 7, 2013
Tiger Eyes retains some of the seriousness and respect for character that distinguishes Blume's YA books. What it lacks, however, is her strong authorial voice.
June 7, 2013
Time has robbed Blume's subjects of shock value, but her perceptiveness hasn't dimmed. The movie's sincerity carries it along, and makes this story endearing despite its filmmaking clichés.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 6, 2013
A gentle, honest and shrewdly realized film ... It's worth seeking out.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 6, 2013
In the end, it represents a solid blueprint for a later, better Blume adaptation, but that's hardly anything to scoff at.
June 9, 2013
Warm, poignant and family-friendly with a rushed, contrived ending.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.01/10
June 4, 2013
Treating teenage growing pains with a sensitivity that frequently trips into singer-songwriter-ish mushiness, Tiger Eyes nonetheless stands as a respectable first cinematic adaptation of a Judy Blume novel.
June 9, 2013
Tiger Eyes takes youth angst to another level in this page to screen adaptation. Touching on teen alcoholism and pregnancy, atom bombs, and aboriginal life in Los Alamos.
June 2, 2013
[VIDEO ESSAY] Tiger Eyes" is an affecting coming of age drama; there won't be a dry-eyed audience member.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 11, 2013
Tender, well-acted teen drama is true to classic Blume book.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 5, 2013
Directed by Blume's son Lawrence, this gentle drama based on Blume's 1981 novel works surprisingly well considering the numerous trappings of the material, while demonstrating exactly why it's so difficult to bring Blume's work to the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 6, 2013
Catnip for the bookish emo demo.
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