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The Work and the Glory Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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A pretty but weakly written and acted period piece.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

January 21, 2005
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

There's no denying there's a compelling movie in the life of the founder of the Mormon church, and there's also no denying that The Work and the Glory is not that film.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2/4

January 19, 2005
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

It occasionally catches its balance with bright supporting characters or compelling scenes, but then it stumbles again with mild scenes of characters having spiritual crises.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: C+

April 23, 2005
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Handsomely mounted but awfully bland.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

April 1, 2005
Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
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It's hard to imagine this movie capturing an audience outside the Mormon community.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3/5

January 20, 2005
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Earnest, admirable and pretty, but about as compelling as one of the blander episodes of 'Little House on the Prairie.'

| Original Score: 2/4

March 14, 2005
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

...plays strictly to the faithful -- most anyone else will have trouble taking Joseph Smith seriously as a non-delusional human being.

Full Review Source: New Times

February 13, 2005
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

With improved production values also come high expectations, especially in terms of storytelling. So when the plotting and a few of the performances are just so-so, it's hard not to think of the film as at least a bit of a disappointment.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2004
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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A likable, ambitious film that does its proselytizing in a roundabout way until its clumsy, final half-hour.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 28, 2005
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Ultimately stumbles in its mission to make the founding of the Mormon religion interesting to a general audience.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

March 11, 2005
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

A smoothly mixed religious drama with all the professional production value you could expect from any film

Full Review | Original Score: B-

November 24, 2004
Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

Offers an efficient and often credible, if overly sanitized, look at the time, place and circumstances in which the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was born.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

April 23, 2005

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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July 5, 2005
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