“ It's not as absorbing as I would like, but it's still enjoyable.
“ The kids were behaving, which surprised me to no end, but a couple fell asleep.
“ Worth watching!
“ Boring .
“ It has a stunning soundtrack, OK acting, a nice story, gorgeous cinematography, and a few likable characters.
“ Entertaining and fun horse movie shot in marvelous outdoors with very well trained animals .
“ The scenes featuring the horses were breathtaking...
“ However the movie isn't perfect, it is slow in some places, the editing and story line is very choppy, and i don't get really invested until beauty is living in hardship.
“ The cinematography and animal choreography were stunning.
“ The score by Danny Elfman is simply outstanding; the strings are breathtaking.
“ Overlooking some weaknesses, it's an enjoyable movie.
“ You may think that it will be boring at first glance.
“ This film is brilliantly made and enjoyable for anyone of any age.
“ I first watched this movie, when i was a little kid, maybe fourth grade or earlier, before i saw this film i thought horses were boring and girly, after watching this movie, i begged my parents to buy a horse!
“There is in the telling of this story a narrator whose ability to place intelligence in the very heart of these magnificent beasts is heart warming and engaging,truly this story skirts the issue of inspiration,it is that beautifully told.
“ The story dragged on and on and on.
“ ALL OF US WERE BORED OUT OF OUR MINDS!
“ It is beautifully and authentically shot, and has neither contrived animal cuteness nor a plot with contrived drama and sentimentality.
“For the average viewer, Black Beauty is a film worth watching.
“ It's kind of slight, and a little slow.
“ Even my husband watched this film with me and the children and said that it was good and that he enjoyed it, so it can't be bad!!
“ The horses are filmed artistically, and the setting is stunning.
“ For the people that pass it by because it seems boring, or another childrens book adaptation, try it, it really is a wonderful picture.
“ The film is so beautiful and has a lot of poignant moments and an unexpected soft centre.
“ A Very Enjoyable Film .
“ I can guarantee that you will, maybe not love it, but certainly find it enjoyable, even if you are not into horses.
“" This is boring!
“ Very engaging story!
“ Alan Cumming, the voice of Black Beauty was very monotone in his delivery and along with the pacing of the picture I found myself drifting away every so often, unable to concentrate on the story.
“ Throughout, the photography is stunning, with charming shots of the English countryside, and amazing sequences of the horses playing and frolicking together.
“ Its a wonderful touching story, thank you Anne Sewell for writing the stunning book, and Caroline Thompson for Making it into the film we all know and love.
“ A Wonderful, Stunning film .
“ Visually arresting, but boring and underdeveloped .
“ Some scenes are just breathtaking, especially for anyone who likes horses.
“ Exciting life of a horse named Black Beauty is here expanded to include the adventures of the humans who surround the horse .
“ The ups and downs of the various cruel and humane owners are intriguing.