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Glory Reviews

January 6, 2010
It is the movie's often awesome imagery and a bravely soaring choral score by James Horner that transfigure the reality, granting it the status of necessary myth.
June 5, 2008
A stirring and long overdue tribute to the black soldiers who fought for the Union cause in the Civil War.
February 9, 2007
A pretty watchable and always interesting period film, well photographed by English cinematographer Freddie Francis.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The stark clarity of Freddie Francis' cinematography combined with Zwick's intimate style evokes immediacy and fear.
May 20, 2003
This is a good, moving, complicated film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 23, 2003
Glory is, without question, one of the best movies ever made about the American Civil War.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 13, 2001
Matthew Broderick [is] catastrophically miscast as Shaw.
January 1, 2000
A strong and valuable film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
It's hard not to get carried along.
January 1, 2000
Generally engrossing and always well-acted.