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The Trumpet of the Swan Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
A good family movie; much to enjoy and talk about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
May 10, 2001
The music, an eclectic blend of jazz and contemporary music, is one of the film's strongest calling cards.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
May 10, 2001
The moral of this E. B. White classic is: Never give up trying to express your unique personality.
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
May 7, 2001
A very good family movie with much to enjoy and talk about.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy
November 4, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
August 11, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
June 15, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
July 30, 2001
This is one worth missing in the hopes that some day, someone will do it a whole lot better.
Read More | Original Score: 61/100
Christopher Null
June 27, 2001
A rushed direct-to-video kiddie flick.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Eric D. Snider
May 28, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: D
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
May 23, 2001
"Trumpet of the Swan" features flat background art, some poor sound syncing and insipid, sugary songs.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
May 18, 2001
One of the weakest kids' films in recent memory.
Top Critic
Ty Burr
Entertainment Weekly
May 17, 2001
Features charmless songs, junky animation, hambone voice talent.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Top Critic
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
May 14, 2001
Too bad the director didn't set his mind to making a film parents could enjoy, too.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
Luisa F. Ribeiro
Boxoffice Magazine
May 14, 2001
Shallowness of characterization and unmemorable songs.
Frank Lovece
TV Guide
May 11, 2001
This adaptation of E.B. White's classic novel doesn't even live up to the Hanna-Barbera Charlotte's Web, let alone 1999's Stuart Little.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Sherri Winston
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 11, 2001
While the message of the story sings loud and clear, the drama plays out at a whisper.
Top Critic
Pam Sitt
Seattle Times
May 11, 2001
Wait for this one to come out on video.
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