The Substance of Fire Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
The actors are all fantastic in their roles, especially [Ron] Rifkin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 29, 2002
Suggests that there is no family wound that cannot be healed by love and forgiveness.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 7, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
February 14, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Robert Faires
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Top Critic
Lisa Nesselson
Variety
March 27, 2009
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Top Critic
Lloyd Rose
Washington Post
January 22, 2002
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Top Critic

Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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