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  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    A surprisingly effective debut effort from writer-director Robert Kirbyson. show more

  • NA
    Diego Costa Slant Magazine

    I'm not sure what part of Snowmen doesn't scream completely inappropriate, sentimental Manichean drivel. show more

  • 50
    Los Angeles Times

    It's a shame the film's first two acts are such a grind since there's actually a decently wrought resolution to it all. But by then, between the youngsters' more-is-less acting (Ray Liotta fares only slightly better as Billy's madcap dad), feeble stabs at humor and overreaching profundity, it's too little, too late. show more

  • 50
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    Picture narrowly avoids outright bathos, thanks largely to first-rate perfs by its child thesps and by Ray Liotta. But by self-righteously rejecting facile solutions, then employing them anyway in the tradition of "no ending left behind," the result conforms to parents' old-fashioned notions of kid movies rather than demonstrating true kid appeal. show more

  • December 20, 2011 mommmish
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    I can\'t say enough about this movie. It has a kid catching gross opening scene and goes on to be a wonderful ride for kids of all ages. I rented it for a grandkid weekend, saw it twice and cried both times along with my 9 y.o grandaughter and two 7 y.o grandsons who rated it a 10. Loved it !

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