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Based on 38 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Glorious entertainment. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Precious and uninsightful but ends beautifully. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The story is told gently and simply without excess sentimentality. It is a welcome departure from more contrived holiday fare. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Takes liberties with its hero, which is hardly a crime (the real-life Barrie was extremely childlike), but the movie chases after magic with overproduced fantasy sequences, and a feel-good, literalist climax that betrays the very notion of imagination as a force superior to reality. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A sappy excursion to Edwardian days. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Delightful and moving - although fanciful. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A rewarding piece of filmmaking that has all the makings of a classic weepie. show more

  • 100
    Glenn Kenny Premiere

    Depp and Winslet in particular are, as you might expect, immaculate. I don't think there's another actor alive who can convey the intermingling of gentleness and passion with as much precision as Depp. show more

  • 100
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Pure magic. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Surprisingly moving. show more

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