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The Odd Life of Timothy Green

30 Jun

the odd life of timothy greenA childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears. (IMDb)

It’s no secret I like family movies. I cried watching How to Train Your Dragon 2 like three days ago. So I was willing to give this one a shot…wah wah. I don’t really know what Disney was thinking. The script and the story came off like a first or second draft, rather than a completed story. The basis is cute and heart-warming, it’s the execution that doesn’t work. There are a few touching moments, but for every one of those, there’s like three where I rolled my eyes. Joel Edgerton and Jennifer Garner give it a valiant effort, but everything about this is just so sappy and Hallmark card-esque that it could never come off as genuine. Skip this one.

2.5/10

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