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Church Ball Reviews

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April 13, 2006
Air ball . . . Air ball . . .
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
March 19, 2006
Despite the presence of funnyman Fred Willard, stays mostly on the pre-teen comedy level, obscuring an underlying moral about unity and reaching out to the disregarded
Full Review | Original Score: C-
April 10, 2006
Recreational basketball leagues offer plenty to laugh at and screenwriter Paul Eagleston mined that material, but not as deeply as he needed to.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 29, 2006
Hale's directorial style relies way too much on the kind of cheesy music video montages that have long since been parodied to death, and the religious rock songs used are truly awful.
March 22, 2006
It commands more attention than previous efforts because of a wonderfully eclectic cast.
Full Review| Original Score: C
March 17, 2006
Like Kurt Hale's previous Mormon comedies..., Church Ball envelops the viewer in the embrace of the familiar.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 17, 2006
Relies heavily on dumb slapstick, including a few tasteless, low-brow moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 13, 2006
Jokes fall flat, characterizations are sketchy at best, setups never receive their payoff, unnecessary subplots slow the already glacial pace.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
April 28, 2006
Its rowdiness, bathroom humor, cast of familiar but second-rate actors and overall disrespect for organized religion make it seem like any other bad Hollywood farce.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
March 23, 2006
Will non-Mormons start noticing HaleStorm's productions? I wouldn't bet the tithing money on it yet, but they're heading in the right direction.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 28, 2006
... a carefree, underdog sports comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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