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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Oversaturated with sweetness and light. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The movie would pour nicely onto a thick stack of pancakes. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The movie is mildly notorious for a (relatively chaste) scene in which Radcliffe's character loses his virginity. But if you're looking to watch this former child star grownup, track down his classic guest turn on TV's "Extras" instead. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The film's dramatic moments are small but exquisitely rendered so that you feel the emotions experienced so many years ago. The film lingers afterward in your mind like a favorite vacation that triggered moments of sheer intensity. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Tasteful and gorgeously photographed coming-of-age story. show more

  • 75
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    This charming tale of a quartet of Australian orphans who share a life-altering holiday in the 1960s should appeal to sentimental adults old enough to wax nostalgic over their own adolescences. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    A problematic memory play, shot through with honey-colored nostalgia, that backs nervously into darker matters. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There seem to be two movies going on here at the same time, and December Boys would have been better off going all the way with one of them. show more

  • 50
    Chicago Tribune

    Juvenile viewers may well benefit from the movie. But, for the adult, it’s ultimately a film that arrives too early for the season in its title and too late in terms of style and impact. show more

  • 60
    Empire

    More Sunday afternoon filler than cinema sensation, it’s a perfectly pleasant drama, but you’ll struggle to remember it the next day. show more

  • May 22, 2008 rockinmonkeys101
    Report This User

    I LOVE HARRY POTTER AND WILL ALWAYS SEE DANIAL WITH A WIZARD ROB AND ROUND GLASS ON NO MATTER WHAT MOVIE HE IS IN PLUS HE WILL NEVER NOT BE KNOWN AS HARRY POTTER HE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AS "HARRY POTTER"

  • May 22, 2008 princesskathybx
    Report This User

    That person stole my name

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