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Chicago Reader

By Ronnie Scheib
Bear Cub casually pulls off an amazing feat--combining innocent childhood nostalgia and graphic sexuality.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Cachorro's main flaw is in its ending, which seems somewhat abrupt and unfinished, but these characters have become so endearing by then...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
The film's ambitions are laudable, and it manages to be touching, funny and true to life. It seems ungrateful to ask for anything more.
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75

Chicago Tribune

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The audience gets all of the love, with none of the guilt. It's enough to give you faith in family dramas again.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
A compassionate, life-affirming Spanish comedy-drama.
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70

Film Threat

By Eric Campos
Isn’t just a "gay movie." There are just gay people in it. Anyone can get into this lovable film.
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67

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Purrs with uncommon emotion.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Pedro is what a friend of mine calls a ''macho Iberico," which refers to a certain type of cocky, insensitive Spanish man.
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Bearded, burly and even balding, these "bears" are a refreshing change from the depilated, youth-obsessed men of "Queer as Folk."
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50

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
If you're thinking of taking the kids to Bear Cub because the title sounds like something they'd enjoy -- don't!
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BEAR CUB

By lugubriousthespian
Honest, sensitive, Almodovaresque drama focusing on a middle-aged gay man confronted with taking care of his young longer than expected after his sister is detained outside of Madrid. Many touching...

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Rated NR