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For Greater Glory Reviews

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James Luxford
The National

For Greater Glory takes what should have been an involving, even shocking hidden part of history and turns it into a needless epic

Full Review Source: The National | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2013
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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As generic as the title, this historical drama spares no cliche in depicting Mexico's Cristero War of the late 1920.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 1, 2012
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

If you're making a movie aimed at people of a particular faith, you might want to cut it below an R-rating. And if you're going to attempt an epic, you need to spend more money than this.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 31, 2012
Sam Adams
Time Out New York
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This drama styles itself as a cinematic epic, but its substance is as flimsy as a Jack Chick pamphlet.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 1/5

May 29, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It is well-made, yes, but has such pro-Catholic tunnel vision I began to question its view of events.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 31, 2012
William Goss
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It's the stuff of real life, and of high drama, but Dean Wright's directorial debut translates little of that latter quality to the screen.

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June 1, 2012
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

The film is awash in blandly brown-toned cinematography, action scenes more violent than rousing, and a whole host of bathetic subplots.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1/4

May 27, 2012
Brett Michel
Boston Phoenix

[It] seems to last longer than the Mexican conflict itself. I saw the movie a month ago, and I'm not entirely convinced that it's ended yet.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 1/4

May 31, 2012
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

If you want to understand what's happening, you might want to read up on the Cristero War before you go.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2/4

May 31, 2012
Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

This movie either needed to be longer, to expand the storylines that were lacking, or shorter, cutting all the stories and characters that weren't fully developed.

Full Review Source: Sin Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 31, 2012
Brian Orndorf

Takes its cues from the Mel Gibson School of Screen Martyrdom, making sure this education on Mexican history carries significant ugliness.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D

May 31, 2012
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

The story deserves a better movie than it gets here ...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

June 10, 2012
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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It is plodding, lazily filmed, gassy with James Horner's score, and pads its runtime only by way of tolling repetition.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 29, 2012
Michelle Orange

Ultimately the movie has too much going on to be primarily a campy pleasure.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 5/10

May 31, 2012
Matt Pais

A seemingly three-year drama about a three-year war.

Full Review Source: RedEye | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 31, 2012
Dan Lybarger
KC Active

Curiously, rookie director Dean Wright can't seem to make a struggle for one of the most basic rights all that interesting.

Full Review Source: KC Active | Original Score: 2/5

June 4, 2012
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Solemn and fervent,delivering an educational history lesson that defeats itself because of its R-rating.

Full Review Source: SSG Syndicate | Original Score: 5/10

June 2, 2012
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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It is a scattered mess, as earnest as a folk song, but like a folk song that goes on for two hours and 23 minutes.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

May 31, 2012
Tom Long
Detroit News
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The result is pretty much as forgettable as the Cristeros War.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: D+

June 1, 2012
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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The scenes just plod along without much to help distinguish them. It's not an epic movie so much as an epic run-on sentence.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 31, 2012
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