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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Why is Breakfast With Scot in theaters instead of set for broadcast on the Lifetime, Hallmark or ABC Family channels? show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    With witty throwaway bits and Cavanagh's fast delivery, "Scot" gets away with a third-act dip into hearts and platitudes. Otherwise, it's refreshingly snarky and quick. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    A feel-good tale with undeniably good intentions, this Canadian comedy-drama doesn't really manage to convince on any level. show more

  • 40
    Bob Mondello NPR

    It would be churlish to parse the logic of the underlying situation too closely when all the filmmakers are really after is a heartwarming little object lesson in tolerance. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    A crowd-pleasing comedy that makes up for its formulaic, sitcom-ready premise with likable performances and an inviting sense of humor. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Bland and timid. show more

  • 50
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    This is territory previously covered in the French film "Ma Vie en Rose," which took a relatively more sophisticated view of both a child's self-expression and adults' discomfort over it. show more

  • 58
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    Deserves sympathetic attention, if only for the family-values specifics loaded into the story, and the way mildmannered stars Ben Shenkman (Angels in America) and Tom Cavanagh (Ed) embrace their instructional roles. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    Cavanagh, best known for the TV show "Ed," is terrific--as is young Bernett, who steals the show without hogging it. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Has a sitcom format, but complex emotions and perceptions keep breaking through the surface in an engaging, thoughtful manner. show more

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