Waiting for Armageddon (2010)

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Filmmakers Kate Davis, David Heilbroner, and Franco Sacchi aim to clarify the abstruse relationship between Christian Zionists and Jews while encouraging dialogue between dissenting groups with this documentary examining the possibility that a substantial American voting block is attempting to create a self-fulfilling prophecy of international holy war. By speaking with Evangelicals in their homes, at conferences, and even during a tour of the site in Israel where they believe Jesus Christ will … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Faith & Spirituality, Special Interest
Directed By: , ,
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On DVD: May 18, 2010
Runtime:
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Critic Reviews for Waiting for Armageddon

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (9)

Those refutations are little comfort against the manifest power of American entitlement and religious superiority fueling final-days fantasies, against which the film winds up being a sobering warning.

Full Review… | February 12, 2010
L.A. Weekly
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By turns frightening, fascinating and eye-opening, this documentary offers much to rouse followers of various religious and political stripes.

Full Review… | February 12, 2010
Los Angeles Times
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Preaches to the (un)converted with a quiet, worried sanity that could have used more force. See it anyway, just to remind yourself how many people are actively wishing for the End of Days.

Full Review… | January 28, 2010
Boston Globe
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This documentary about the evangelical belief in biblical prophecy is both overly ambitious and skimpy.

Full Review… | January 22, 2010
Christian Science Monitor
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Waiting for Armageddon (which has nothing to do with the 1998 Michael Bay movie) demonstrates that sometimes it's far more devastating to simply point the camera at your subjects and let them talk.

Full Review… | January 8, 2010
New York Post
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Respectfully and without dramatization (the ideas are electric enough), the directors observe a cross section of articulate evangelicals and accompany a Christian group on a revealing trip to Israel.

January 8, 2010
New York Times
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