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To Kill A Mockingbird Reviews

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Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
This one is always just off the boil.
Mark Bourne
April 4, 2006
With the Tom Robinson plot intertwining with Scout and Jem's education in the ugly flaws of a world they're only beginning to comprehend, today the film offers an extra accumulated layer of 'meaning.'
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
William Thomas
Empire Magazine
December 6, 2005
A classic adaptation of an American classic. Storytelling doesn't get much better than this.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
September 30, 2005
Regardless of its flaws, it occupies a specific place in American cinema; it's easy to enjoy and hard to forget.
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
September 30, 2005
Above all, it's a film about listening to Dad.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic
September 27, 2005
Arguably one of the best dramatic films ever made, brought home with tons of great features, a sparkling new transfer, and a nifty fold-out case.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
August 21, 2005
Combining the best of Southern Gothic and coutroom drama traditions, this Oscar-winner is poignant as a classic coming-of-age tale and expose of the American legal system
Full Review | Original Score: A
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 16, 2004
Superb on all counts. Great adaptation of the memorable novel.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
August 11, 2003
Right, like anyone cares what I say about it at this point.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Minor shortcomings in a rewarding film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
April 27, 2003
There are few films that can be called perfect, this is one of them.
| Original Score: 5/5
Anita Schmaltz
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
April 5, 2003
...To Kill A Mockingbird leaves you with a much-needed belief in hope, ignited anew by the eyes of children.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
February 9, 2003
...endearing, heartwarming, tragic, uplifting, and, ultimately, inspiring. Movies don't get any better than this.
Read More | Original Score: 10/10
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies
December 12, 2002
The film is honest about a time in this country when happy endings were few and far between.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
August 28, 2002
One of the best movies ever created. Poor mockingbird.
| Original Score: 10/10
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James Berardinelli
June 20, 2002
Universally recognized as a classic, and the label is well deserved.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Rachel Gordon
January 7, 2002
An oldie but goody that can still entertain as it preaches.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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February 13, 2001
Harper Lee's highly regarded first novel has been artfully and delicately translated to the screen.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Made in black and white in 1962 at a time when other movies had switched to color, it shattered many notions of what was right.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) is a much-loved, critically-acclaimed, classic trial film, a dramatic tour-de-force of acting, a portrayal of childhood innocence, and
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