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Moving Midway Reviews

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David Fear
Time Out New York
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For a movie about the concept of home, Moving Midway has a nagging tendency of resembling little more than a home movie.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/6

September 11, 2008
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Moving Midway tells three stories, each one worthy of a film of its own.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

October 16, 2008
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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Southern myths rise up, then drop like flies in the enthralling documentary Moving Midway, and all because director Godfrey Cheshire's cousin is moving house. Literally.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 16, 2008
Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Cheshire deftly interweaves different interpretations of the antebellum South, through architecture, family memories (black and white), history, and popular culture.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 9/10

November 1, 2008
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

The historical and the personal converge in Moving Midway, Godfrey Cheshire's analytical and emotive portrait of ancestral roots and antebellum mystique.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2008
Kam Williams
NewsBlaze

An admirable examination of one family's belated attempt to come to grips with, if not atone for, its role in America's original sin.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 4/4

September 16, 2008
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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There is a satisfyingly Faulknerian air of bizarreness about the episode, and the shots of the grand old house being trundled down country roads are amazing.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

September 12, 2008
Jennifer Merin
About.com

Godfrey Cheshire, a highly acclaimed film critic, uses his cinematic smarts and sensibility to good effect in "Moving Midway," his documentary about the relocation of his ancestral home, an antebellum N.C. plantation named Midway.

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

June 27, 2009
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

The film offers a probing and patient analyses of converging social movements related to everything from the nomination of the country's first black President to how people relate their family's history.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: B+

September 21, 2008
Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune
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In its 98 minutes, film critic Godfrey Cheshire's documentary Moving Midway records an amazing architectural feat, and that's the least of its virtues.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

October 18, 2008
Stan Hall
Oregonian

The move is something to behold.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

December 12, 2008
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Tells a fascinating and complicated story of regional identity.

| Original Score: 4/5

September 12, 2008
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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The whole idea of foundation -- as it applies to family, history, and an actual, stately American house -- receives a thoughtful inspection in Moving Midway, the graceful nonfiction film from Godfrey Cheshire.

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

September 17, 2008
Hank Sartin
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

November 17, 2011
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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A Herculean saga worthy of Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo (or perhaps Les Blank's Burden of Dreams).

Full Review Source: Variety

March 27, 2008
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
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What begins as a leave-taking turns into a homecoming that reflects the mixed-race society of the modern south.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 17, 2008
Phil Hall
Film Threat

It is more successful as a study of Dixie social sciences than as a family video diary.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 28, 2009

Moving Midway isn't a simple-minded brotherhood-of-man tract. The film is spiked with artfully edited excerpts from some of the movies that have shaped American racial attitudes over the years.

Full Review Source: MTV

October 17, 2008
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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Quirky yet thoughtful.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 17, 2008
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

An exception to the rule that film critics can't do better than the directors they criticize.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B+

September 10, 2008
Mark Jenkins
NPR.org
October 18, 2008
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