God Said 'Ha!' Reviews

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 22, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
January 1, 2000
you will likely find this picture as therapeutic as a support group, should you or a family member be stricken with a cancer.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: +1 out of -4..+4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Sweeny's monologue is truthful and funny in a loose conversational way that draws you in.
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000
a wise, funny, immensely entertaining hour and a half spent with a woman of spirit and verve
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
Sweeney proves that humor can be a lifesaver in the midst of pain,suffering and setbacks.
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Were Julia Sweeney not such a gifted comedienne, listening to her uncompromising account of her brother Michael's struggle with lymphatic cancer would be unbearable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online
January 1, 2000
Julia Sweeney fashions a small, poignant, survivalist gem that's simple in concept, entertaining in delivery, and big in heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
September 21, 2001
It is an odd mixture of the mundane, the deeply moving, the absurd and the tragic, all told with equal enthusiasm.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Diane Selkirk
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 73/100
Harry Haun
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
There is a horselaugh implied in the title of Julia Sweeney's affecting one-woman show, God Said 'Ha!', and it's on the lady herself.
Robert Faires
Austin Chronicle
September 9, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 17, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
September 5, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
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Emanuel Levy
Variety
August 17, 2006
Julia Sweeney delivers an extended monologue that's so exquisitely written and so emotionally touching that she manages the near-impossible task of captivating the audience for 85 minutes with quite a demanding material.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
November 26, 2009
Poignant--but never depressing, thanks to Sweeney's sharp--and, it appears, therapeutic--wit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Mac Verstandig
Moviereviews.org
January 1, 2000
Rachel O'Malley
Boston Phoenix
January 1, 2000
Greg Oliver
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Shlomo Schwartzberg
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
April 27, 2007
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
March 26, 2009
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New York Times
January 1, 2000

E! Online
January 1, 2000
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Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
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