Based on the award-winning novel by Rusty Whitener, Season of Miracles follows the Robins, an underdog Little League team through their 1974 season with newcomer and autistic baseball ... See full summary »
I don't want to say too much but I had high hopes based upon the synopsis, however, it turns out to be flat and exceedingly lackluster,I even tried during the movie, to work out what it is that makes a good premise go so wrong. No one is convincing, least of all the autistic boy (they just don't say please or thank-you, all the boys I have ever worked with have no social awareness at all). The other boys just do not have a natural relationship with one another, it feels like they are just waiting for the lines to be said before speaking their own. I felt it was a Christian apology gone way way wrong. Its hollow and could have been so deep.Shame. I am an avid fan of family films and there are some great movies out there but unfortunately this is not one of them.