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.
June 6, 2013
Catnip for the bookish emo demo.
June 6, 2013
[Tiger Eyes has] an uncommon intimacy, the kind you find in a Judy Blume novel. Her grit and grace are all over this heartfelt adventure of a movie. She gives it a spirit that soars.
June 6, 2013
Laughably, amateurishly, and Hallmark-Movie-Channel bad.
June 6, 2013
A lean, economically told indie that should please fans of the 1981 source novel.