When I saw the previews of this movie, I honestly thought that it looked kind of silly. Well..I couldn't have been more wrong. This fantasy movie was just wonderful. It was sweet, funny, charming, and a complete all around wonderfully likeable family film. If this movie doesn't w...
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Director/writer Peter Hedges brings enchantment to the screen with The Odd Life of Timothy Green, an inspiring, magical story about a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green (Jennifer Garner and J... read more
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March 1, 2013
January 19, 2013
My friend and critical colleague Ben Bailey had warned me about The Odd Life of Timothy Green and he quite eloquently voiced his dumbfounded musings, which I will try my best not to knowingly replicate though I'm sure there will be some carryover. But whatever he wrote could not ...
January 4, 2013fb100000145236770
"Odd Life of Timothy Green" is one of those movies where you just have to go with it, or you won't enjoy it at all. It's about a couple, Cindy(Jennifer Garner) and Jim Green(Joel Edgerton) who cannot have a child. One night in there depression of being unable to conceive, they ...
December 8, 2012
He's a force of nature.
Great Film! Disney written all over it!I wish Disney made more movies like this. Totally clean, nothing even remotely possibly offensive, and yet it wasn't just a kid show. It was interesting, engaging and witty. The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a great ...
December 3, 2012
It knows what it wants to accomplish and maps out exactly where it's headed from the start. The most heartbreaking thing about this movie is how hard it's trying to win us over. There may be better movies to shed a tear to, but Timothy Green has a warm presence and is simple and ...
September 18, 2012
In the Disney studio's latest attempt at invoking the "aw shucks" reaction out of their audience, The Odd Life of Timothy Green misses the mark completely as it tries to create a story that directly appeals to the infertile-couple demographic. So the story goes that Cindy and Ji...
September 14, 2012fb100001050230219
It's got its heart in the right place, it's just too sappy at times and not engaging enough to win me over.
August 22, 2012
A perfect child grows out of the box of wishes an infertile couple plant in their garden. It's fertility porn for childless couples masquerading as a kid's movie. It's not too bad, hitting all the easy and obvious emotional buttons, but I had to take a half-star off in solidarity...
December 20, 2012
A big contrived but definitely feel-good, "awwww" inducing, and maybe even a little tear-jerking. There were things I'd do differently here but overall, it was a really sweet little flick.
August 23, 2012
Great film. The studio should have released it in September instead of August. The film kind of reminded me of movies like D.A.R.Y.L., The Boy Who Could Fly, Starman, and even The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. The film is a good film for the whole family to watch. Jennifer Gar...