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Turn Around Jake

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Artless redemption story is predictable and trite.

Movie NR 2014 96 minutes
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Good intentions are simply not enough -- this low-budget, amateurish production disappoints on every level. With very few exceptions, the performances are weak; the story is derivative; and the writing and directing are simplistic, completely without subtlety or grace. Everyone's trying hard; everyone involved thinks the message is worth the effort. And, as satisfying as it might be to watch a character struggle with values and past mistakes and find spiritual solace, it doesn't happen here.

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