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The Perfect Game

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Family, Sport

Release Date :

April 16, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

William Dear

Starring :

Clifton Collins Jr., Cheech Marin, Jake T. Austin, Emilie de Ravin, Moises Arias, Patricia Manterola, Ryan Ochoa, Jansen Panettiere, Mario Quinonez Jr., David Koechner, Anthony Quinonez, Alfredo Rodriguez

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

“..there's no excitement as the movie plods to its foregone conclusion..”
by Neil Genzlinger [NY Times]
Review rate : D+

“..The Perfect Game is the overused device of presenting historical events via black-and-white newsreel, then having the newsreel wipe to the color of the rest of the film..”
by Scott Tobias [A.V. Club]
1.5 of 4

“..The many (too many) Little League baseball games packed into the overlong film were shot and cut..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
Review rate : C-

“..Kids on the sweet end of that rule will scoff at this overly earnest story of diamond underdogs winning..”
by Steve Persall [St. Petersburg Times]
3 of 4

“..It ain't religion, but the film does knock it over the fence..”
by Tom Meek [Boston Phoenix]
“..an imperfect film, but an unusual case in which the heart of both the story and its telling do help in smoothing over other deficiencies, sweet and disarming in its belief that something like a baseball game can make a bigger difference..”
by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“..a very sweet, very slight family movie that scores smiles and tears of joy..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4

“.."The Perfect Game'' takes a while to get to the parts worth cheering..”
by Tom Russo [Boston Globe]
“.."The Perfect Game" is a movie for people who value heart and earnestness over technical filmmaking skill, and consider unpredictable plot turns a betrayal..”
by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
Review rate : B

“.."The Perfect Game" has a tougher time with gritty material..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]

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