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Nim's Island
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Overall 7
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Audio 8
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Nim’s Island

BluRay Authority
28 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Nim (Abigail Breslin) lives on an isolated tropical island, with her father Jack (Gerard Butler) and a few close friends to keep her company. Her father is a scientist who studies the ocean, so the remote island is ideal and while her friends are all local wildlife, she still has quite a bond with...
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BigPictureBigSound
25 August 2008
  • Excerpt: The Film The conservative Walden Media is carving out a niche for itself turning children's fantasy books into family films that act as parables and Nim's Island is no exception. Based on the novel of the same name by the Canadian-born Australian author Wendy Orr, the film focuses on a young girl...
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Nim’s Island

Sound & Vision Magazine
11 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Nim Rusoe lives on a deserted island with her scientist father Jack and her best friends: Selkie, a sea lion; Fred, a bearded dragon lizard; and Galileo, a plucky pelican. But when Jack goes missing at sea and the island is "invaded," Nim reaches out via e-mail to the adventurous author of her...
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Sound & Vision Magazine
11 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Nim (Abigail Breslin) lives on a remote tropical island with her scientist father (Gerard Bulter) and her faithful animal pals—Fred the lizard, Galileo the pelican, and Selki the seal.
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Overall 7
7.0

Nim's Island

High-Def Digest
7 August 2008
  • Conclusion: 'Nim's Island' is a charming little adventure film for the pre-teen set, though it fails to really cross the age barrier and engage us adults as equally. It's also marred by a miscalculated performance by Jodie Foster, who comes off as shrill and unlikable.
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Overall 2
2.0

Nim's Island

Cinema Blend
4 April 2008
  • Excerpt: Nim’s Island wants desperately to be Swiss Family Robinson , but it’s more like Swiss Miss: a sickly sweet, powdery substance which when mixed with water may shut your kids up for a few minutes by imitating something good.
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Overall 5
4.5

Nim's Island

AV Club
3 April 2008
  • Excerpt: A kiddie adventure film set in motion by a horrifying act of neglect, Nim's Island casts Gerard Butler and Little Miss Sunshine star Abigail Breslin as a father/daughter team who enjoy an idyllic existence on an otherwise uninhabited South Pacific island.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nim’s Island

Empire Online
19 August 2008
  • Conclusion: Smarter than it sounds and carried by a very funny performance by Foster, this is a kids’ movie that’s bearable for adults too.
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