Come Sunday Reviews

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August 20, 2019
A cautionary tale about the abuses and theological confusion that can arise in charismatic cultures where 'God told me' is common parlance.
February 14, 2019
In what feels like another near-miss from Netflix, Come Sunday is a low key morality tale that never quite delivers.
January 9, 2019
Come Sunday Takes the Challenges of Faith Seriously. We Need More Movies Like It.
November 5, 2018
The film rightfully honors the complex theological, ministerial, and relational conundrums it presents.
June 14, 2018
Come Sunday is a rough journey through what happens when you stick to your guns and try to bring a new idea to an old way of thinking.
April 26, 2018
Real-life story explores faith, spirituality; mature themes.
April 25, 2018
Ejiofor makes the movie worth seeing, full stop.
April 25, 2018
It's a story of faith, but also of loyalties, of obtuse and pragmatic people. [Full review in Spanish]
April 25, 2018
It's worth streaming Come Sunday on Netflix just for the performances
April 19, 2018
Sometimes, the film tells us, there are no good answers. All we can do is sit with our thoughts and do our best to love each other well.
April 13, 2018
As Come Sunday comes to a close, you'll undoubtedly have more questions than answers, but that is why the film works so beautifully.
April 13, 2018
It manages to get into those messier struggles of balancing faith and religion. The result is a quietly contemplative character piece, grounded by a characteristically terrific performance from Chiwetel Ejiofor.
April 13, 2018
... a remarkably non-judgmental film about conservative religion.
April 13, 2018
It's novel to see it come from a progressive rather than conservative perspective, just as it's refreshing to see an actor of Ejiofor's caliber rather than, say, David A.R. White.
April 12, 2018
A thoughtful and enlightening if less-than-dynamic film powered by an exceptional Chiwetel Ejiofor performance.
April 12, 2018
Director Joshua Marston has found a compelling Pearson in British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, who disappears almost entirely inside the preacher's booming cadences and Cosby sweaters.
April 12, 2018
The movie that's happening in Ejiofor's eyes is far more wracked and compelling than the one that Marston shows us through his own.
April 12, 2018
A moving and intelligent drama about a schism that tore an American church apart, "Come Sunday" spends 105 minutes contemplating the nature of eternity.
April 12, 2018
While Marcus Hinchey's screenplay is occasionally too blunt, "Come Sunday" accords sympathetic moments to all its characters - a strategy that gives this chronicle of religious convictions a conviction of its own.
April 11, 2018
The burden, beauty and mystery of faith are explored movingly, if not always rivetingly. "Come Sunday" may play a little flatly, but its sincerity of purpose remains affecting throughout.
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