Letters to God A bland, pious yet touching faith-based tearjerker. In Letters to God , nine-year-old Tyler (Tanner Maguire) suffers from brain cancer (he's had 30 radiation treatments),… Letters to God A bland, pious yet touching faith-based tearjerker. In Letters to God , nine-year-old Tyler (Tanner Maguire) suffers from brain cancer (he's had 30 radiation treatments),… PG PT109M Robyn Lively Tanner Maguire IFC Films
Movie Review

Letters to God

MPAA Rating: PG
LITTLE RASCALS Bailee Madison and Tanner Maguire play best friends in Letters to God
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LITTLE RASCALS Bailee Madison and Tanner Maguire play best friends in Letters to God
EW's GRADE
C+

Details Rated: PG; Length: 109 Minutes; With: Robyn Lively and Tanner Maguire; Distributor: IFC Films

A bland, pious yet touching faith-based tearjerker. In Letters to God, nine-year-old Tyler (Tanner Maguire) suffers from brain cancer (he's had 30 radiation treatments), but he's as upbeat as Shirley Temple. He fuels his spirit by writing letters to God, which inspires an alcoholic mailman (Jeffrey Johnson) to rediscover his faith. There are so many characters basing their actions on what Jesus would do that Jesus just about deserves a co-screenwriting credit. C+

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Originally posted Apr 14, 2010 Published in issue #1099-1100 Apr 23, 2010 Order article reprints
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