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October Baby

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

March 23, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin

Starring :

Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, Jasmine Guy, John Schneider, Shari Rigby, Chris Sligh, Robert Amaya, Joy Brunson, Lance E. Nichols, Shari Wiedmann

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 5

“..when the story focuses on its lead, we get lost in the emotion. When it moves into the philosophical, it stumbles...severely..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
“..those kinds of scenes are no better in blasphemous films where the pop songs are secular in nature..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
“..the stealthy power of the thesps and the dialogue take hold, until it stops being a scene and simply is..”
by Joe Leydon [Variety]
“..the film kicks in and becomes a more satisfying look at youthful trauma, family secrets, self-acceptance and forgiveness..”
by Gary Goldstein [Los Angeles Times]
“..offers few surprises in its all too predictable, message laden tale..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
“..more slickly packaged than most faith-based fare..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [New York Times]
“..it has relatively luxe production values, painfully earnest performances..”
by Michelle Orange [Village Voice]
3 of 5

“..for fans of faith-based films, that will be a welcome journey..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
1 of 4

“..dull high jinks, emotional revelations and soul-searching, matched with piles of weepy music and tearful admissions..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Review rate : D

“..doesn't even meet the standards of decent propaganda. It is, in fact, indecent propaganda..”
by Tom Long [Detroit News]
“..as with most faith-based films the themes of difficult challenges and encouragement are well played out throughout the plot with the help of some suitable and enjoyable music..”
by Diana Saenger [ReviewExpress.com]
2 of 4

“..and you are unified on the soundtrack, which you two described as both unshakable and cheesy..”
by Stephanie Merry [Washington Post]

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