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The Gospel Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

"The Gospel" is a cliché-filled movie with low production values that says nothing significant about gospel music or its core values.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: D

April 19, 2009
Kam Williams
Princeton Town Topics

While The Gospel's faith-laced dialogue might annoy non-Christians, the plot mostly explores themes of a universal nature. Recommended to members of any faith for the stirring, onscreen performance of Grammy-winner Yolanda Adams.

Full Review Source: Princeton Town Topics | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 25, 2007
LaTonya Taylor
Christianity Today

A more-than-fine movie -- the kind that Christians who like to complain about Hollywood should support, and the kind that may appeal to people who aren't interested in church.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

November 1, 2006
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Hallelujah for the hymns! They save "The Gospel."

| Original Score: C

February 3, 2006
Marrit Ingman
Austin Chronicle

The gospel performances recommend the movie most highly; otherwise it's not due for much praise.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2/5

October 22, 2005
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

An appealing and entertaining package that makes up for whatever it lacks in perfectly polished sheen in exuberance and passion for its subject and message.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 16, 2005
Kim Morgan
Reel.com

Really, a musical would have been a much better idea.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

October 15, 2005
Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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When the music isn't pounding in sanctified syncopation, the look and the dialogue of The Gospel are a lot like what you might see and hear on daytime TV.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: C

October 15, 2005
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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The soapy, cliche-ridden script aside, the picture is a technical mess of awkward framing and choppy editing that puts a dispiriting damper on all that uplifting music.

October 15, 2005
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

The Gospel loses focus, getting every bit as lost as its characters.

October 14, 2005
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The lord may work in mysterious ways, but they shouldn't include bad acting and hack direction.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

October 13, 2005
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)

Here's a dramatic version of a familiar story with a contemporary spin and fantastic music.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 13, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The whole thing smacks of an overpopulated 'daytime drama.'

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2/5

October 12, 2005
Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly
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It's a rich portrait of a church in transition.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

October 12, 2005
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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I loved the music and I admired its good intentions. But there are just too many sub-professional touches for me to recommend the film.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

October 11, 2005
Wilson Morales
BlackFilm.com

While the script and editing are flawed, The Gospel is still an evening's entertainment with heart and soul.

Full Review Source: BlackFilm.com | Original Score: B

October 10, 2005
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

"Wesley say and it shall be," pronounces Wesley (Omar Gooding) in The Gospel.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

October 9, 2005
James Hill
BET.com

. . .the movie never reaches the promised land.

Full Review Source: BET.com

October 9, 2005
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

The acting's pretty decent

Full Review Source: New Times

October 8, 2005
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

If the choppy screenplay could have been tightly scripted, there would have been something more convincing to forcefully sing about regarding this divine but disjointed ditty

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

October 8, 2005
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