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The Lovely Bones
6.4 out of 10

The Lovely Bones

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Overall 4
4.0

In Theaters: The Lovely Bones

movieline
19 July 2010
  • Excerpt: Coca-Cola is having an interesting Oscar season. A can of the stuff makes a cameo in The Road , a serendipitous discovery that turns out to be the most powerful reminder of a better world the film has to offer; in The Lovely Bones , however, the two bottles of Coke shown chilling in a pedophile's...
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Overall 7
7.0

The Lovely Bones

High-Def Digest
26 April 2010
  • Conclusion: Personally, I'm not a fan of this movie. Its ugly story and choppy style give it a nearly unwatchable feeling, couple that with Peter Jackson's tendency to over-direct and you have an end product that's a bloated melodramatic mess.
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Overall 6
6.0
Audio 8
8.0
Extras 10
10

The Lovely Bones Review

DoBlu
21 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Stanley Tucci is unnerving, or at least he can be. As a child murderer in The Lovely Bones he creates one of the most uncomfortable movie watching experiences in recent memory. Here he sits in an underground room built in a cornfield with Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan), a young girl he has lured...
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The Lovely Bones

Sound & Vision Magazine
12 April 2010
  • Excerpt: When 14-year-old Susie Salmon was murdered, she left her unfinished life behind. But now from her place in a strange but beautiful in-between world, she must help her father catch her killer and protect her family before she can finally move on.
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The Lovely Bones Blu-ray Review

BigPictureBigSound
7 April 2010
  • Excerpt: The Movie Peter Jackson deftly combines fantasy with harsh reality in his much-anticipated adaptation of The Lovely Bones , based upon Alice Sebold's book. It's 1973 and Susie Salmon (a radiant Saoirse Ronan) is a better-than-average teenager innocently dreaming of her first kiss when she is lured...
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 9
9.0

The Lovely Bones (2009)

blu-ray.com
6 April 2010
  • Conclusion: The Lovely Bones is a movie that's going to divide audiences. It ultimately has more going for it than not, particularly in Jackson's master craftsmanship and ability to manipulate his audience even through a premise that's not just assumed but bluntly stated early on in the movie.
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Overall 4
4.0

The Lovely Bones

The Digital Fix
25 February 2010
  • Excerpt: This review contains some plot spoilers. My name is Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen years old when I was murdered on December 6th 1973.
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Overall 6
6.3

Review: The Lovely Bones

The 8th Circuit
28 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Directed by Peter Jackson (yes THAT Peter Jackson) and starring Mark Wahlberg and Susan Serandon, The Lovely Bones is the story of 14-year-old Susie Salmon’s (Saoirse Ronan) murder in 1973. Happy, right?
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Overall 6
6.0

The Lovely Bones Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
15 December 2009
  • Summary: A 14-year-old girl is raped and murdered by a pedophile in "The Lovely Bones" -- not quite the feel-good film of the year, but a powerful one.
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Overall 4
4.0

The Lovely Bones

Cinema Blend
11 December 2009
  • Excerpt: The trick to The Lovely Bones , what made Alice Sebold's novel such a sneaky and elegant heartbreaker, is its matter-of-fact acceptance of its wild premise. It's all there in those two concise opening sentences: "My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie.
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