These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Brenda McDonald, embodying every sweet, helpless little-old-lady and kind-hearted, heartbroken nun in movie history.
But the children love the books!
Peter Dinklage's scene was mentioned in a lot in critic reviews as being the most memorable sequence of the film.
Tear Jerker: The scene where Walter tells Buddy to get out of his life. Buddy looks so depressed and disheartened that it's soul crushing.
The musical score by John Debney really gets those heartstrings.
That one poor nun who doesn't get the books, even though the children love the books.
What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: Believe it or not, the Broadway musical versionn is considerably more adult than the movie, with an increase in language, sexual innuendos, and double entrendres.note Some critics are saying that it's more of a grown-up show anyway, and that the kids would only be interested in the scenery.