Tiger Eyes Reviews

October 24, 2013
It's a pleasant-enough movie, but offers little that the book doesn't give its readers; far too quickly, it fades away.
June 7, 2013
Remarkably, the story, adapted by Blume with her son, director Lawrence Blume, seems as fresh, painful and poignant as when she wrote it.
June 7, 2013
There are no surprises among the characters - depressed mom (Amy Jo Johnson), controlling aunt (Cynthia Stevenson), new boyfriend (Tatanka Means) - but the cast is strong enough to build on familiar elements.
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 clichs.
June 7, 2013
This attenuated coming-of-age tale oozes heart and perhaps too much respect for its source material.
June 6, 2013
A gentle, honest and shrewdly realized film ... It's worth seeking out.
August 17, 2013
...scants the rich emotional potential in favor of After School Special cliches
July 13, 2013
Tiger Eyes' characters are so obvious as to be underlined and color-coded.
June 18, 2013
Guided by a gentle pace, this is a quiet film, in tone and in its acting.
June 13, 2013
... a perceptive work that should connect with young audiences and proves that Blume's emotional ideas still resonate.