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The Lovely Bones

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

January 15, 2010 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Peter Jackson

Starring :

Saoirse Ronan, Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Susan Sarandon, Michael Imperioli, Amanda Michalka, Rose McIver, Carolyn Dando

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..We leave the cinema, not heart-broken. Just glad it's over..”
by Baz Bamigboye [Daily Mail]
4.5 of 5

“..threatens to outdo the popularity of its source material..”
by Sara Schieron [Boxoffice Magazine]
3 of 5

“..the performances of Ronan, Tucci, and some others make The Lovely Bones a film worth seein..”
by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]
“..rates as a significant artistic disappointment..”
by Todd McCarthy [Variety]
4 of 5

“..poignant, gripping, emotionally alive (but never sentimental) and gorgeous..”
by Ian Freer [Empire Magazine]
“..more hit-and-miss than unblemished triumph..”
by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]
“..a simpler, more button-pushing tale that misses the joy and heartbreak of the original..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : C+

“..a sad-but-hopeful, dramatic-but-gentle fairy tale..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..a cinematic version of the old parlor game in which disparate graphic elements are assembled into a single strange picture..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
2 of 5

“..a blushing mainstream entertainment..”
by Xan Brooks [The Guardian]
Review rate : C
Reviewed by Tasha Robinson [Onion AV Club]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Wendy Ide [Times Online]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

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