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Freedom Writers

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

January 05, 2007

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Richard LaGravenese

Starring :

Hilary Swank, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn, Mario, Kristin Herrera, Pat Carroll, Robert Wisdom, Liisa Cohen

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..remains mired in mediocrity..”
by Pam Grady [Reel]
Review rate : B

“..rare inspirational-teacher film that is filled with genuine, jaw-dropping coups of real-life poetry..”
by Michael Sragow [The Baltimore Sun]
3 of 5

“..its sincerity and lack of forced sentimentalism is most welcome..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3 of 4

“..isn't a great movie, but it is effective drama where the big emotional scenes more often feel real than contrived..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4

“..hits all the expected marks, with no clich? left behind..”
by Robert Keser [Slant Magazine]
“..has inspired moments and fine performances from its young actors..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
“..extremely affecting..”
by John Anderson [Variety]
“..doesn't go far enough in addressing issues of class and race..”
by Calvin Wilson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by John Hayes [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
Reviewed by Kevin Crust [Los Angeles Times]

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