The Miracle Club

critic Reviews

, 66% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Thanks to a talented ensemble cast whose performances enhance a somewhat predictable story, The Miracle Club's charms outnumber its clichés.
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    Wendy IdeObserver (UK)
    It’s trite and predictable stuff: the laughs are forced; the pathos is over-stewed.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    While there’s nothing outrightly stereotypical here, The Miracle Club suffers from being both sentimental and superficial. It’s exactly the sort of film you suspect was made to cater to American, rather than Irish tastes.
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    John NugentEmpire Magazine
    Some likeable performances — and solid Irish accents — can’t save a dreary parade of clichés. Pray that the Lord forgives these cinematic sins.
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    Jonathan RomneyFinancial Times
    The Miracle Club is the sort of Sunday afternoon entertainment that is as reassuring as a bowl of warm soup; although Thaddeus O’Sullivan’s film errs on the side of the tepid.
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    Ella KempLondon Evening Standard
    ... This is little more than a checklist of themes – Grief! Faith! Feminism! Family! – standing in for any true complexity.
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    Robbie CollinDaily Telegraph (UK)
    The Miracle Club’s own maneuverings can, at times, feel a bit pat and convenient. But its final moment of reconciliation... justifies the trip.
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    Eddie Harrisonfilm-authority.com
    ...the kind of film that critics generally ignore, ridicule or damn with faint praise…yet treats both religious belief and agnosticism with equal respect…
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    Sarah BoslaughTheArtsStl
    ...forces Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, Kathy Bates, Agnes O’Casey and Stephen Rea into predictable, cartoonish roles and ridiculous conflicts...
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    Frank J. AvellaEdge Media Network
    Thaddeus O'Sullivan's compelling look at trauma, "The Miracle Club" stars Laura Linney, Kathy Bates, and Dame Maggie Smith (formidable actors worthy of being three faces on a cinematic Mount Rushmore), all doing fine work.
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    David NusairReel Film Reviews
    ...an appealing premise that’s employed to hopelessly bland and forgettable effect...
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