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Boychoir Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    55

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Martin Tsai

    With "Whiplash" setting the new bar for depicting the rigorous discipline and competitiveness in a music academy, the stale, one-note narrative seen in Boychoir sounds even more out of tune.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice Zachary Wigon

    Hoffman, naturally, makes his character interesting in the way that genius actors always do. Yet the film's storytelling struggles to match his level of skill.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Deborah Young

    It's a wonderful idea with good crowd-pleasing potential and, had the story-telling been more credible, this could have been a major coup for all concerned.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Neil Genzlinger

    There’s nothing wrong with being uplifting, but something less predictable would have been refreshing.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Peter Debruge

    Boychoir may be soft, but it’s not run-of-the-mill TV-movie treacle, offering just enough edge to lend credibility.

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