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Catch a Fire Reviews

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

The spark of the film's sentiments as an ordinary man is motivated to be proactive standing up for right, burns like a flame.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 18, 2006
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

What Catch A Fire lacks in depth it nearly makes up for in timeliness.

Full Review Source: Zertinet Movies | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 15, 2006
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Manages to feel dated despite the extreme relevance of the message that one man's freedom fighter is another man's terrorist...

| Original Score: 2.5/4

November 6, 2006
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

While based on a true story ... and featuring several powerful moments, the film is conventional to the point of distraction ...

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

November 6, 2006
Pete Hammond
Maxim

An explosive real life screen thriller. Derek Luke gives an Oscar-worthy performance.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 6, 2006
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com

...tightly-paced thriller,...although the timing and motive of a movie that glorifies terrorism to achieve a political goal is suspect considering what's going on in today's world.

Full Review Source: tonymedley.com | Original Score: 7/10

November 4, 2006
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

'Catch a Fire' is a stirring political thriller with charismatic performances and sure-handed direction by Phillip Noyce.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

November 4, 2006
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

A true story from apartheid-era South Africa, this moving and inspiring story has a heavy contemporary resonance.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 4, 2006
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee

An intensely personal film that effectively reduces its scope to a thrilling, brutal, individual story.

Full Review Source: Fresno Bee | Original Score: B+

November 3, 2006
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

Noyce surprisingly prefers slick surface treatment to cutting into the bones-deep legacy of South Africa's racial division. Nuanced performances and gripping laments are wasted on a sleek, empty action climax.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 3, 2006
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

This is a gripping political thriller and Derek Luke has 'The New Denzel Washington' written all over him. Highly recommended.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

November 2, 2006
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

Luke is fine in the lead, proving that his good work in Antoine Fisher was no fluke.

November 1, 2006
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Noyce's film rises on the undeniable aura of authenticity, because his story is based on real events and people. (And actors Tim Robbins and Derek Luke create vivid characters on opposite sides of South Africa's brutal struggle.)

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 8/10

November 1, 2006
Carla Meyer
Sacramento Bee

Given the complexity of Chamusso's own story, Catch a Fire might have benefited from a less-ambiguous villain.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

November 1, 2006
Cole Haddon
Orlando Weekly

The narrative resists the grandiosity of Vendetta and the self-righteousness of Syriana.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 1, 2006
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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Despite Mr. Noyce's attempt to achieve a sense of balance and restraint, the material covers an overly familiar landscape with no special insight or sense of purpose.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

November 1, 2006
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Catch a Fire ignites, incites and informs as few other movies of the fall do.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

November 1, 2006
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Catch a Fire was shot in South Africa and is well-acted by Luke and Robbins, who give their characters complexity and subtlety.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 3/4

November 1, 2006
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

Catch A Fire is an interesting combo of biopic and political thriller.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 1, 2006
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Catch a Fire is confident enough to depict the battle from all sides.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

November 1, 2006
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