Deliver Us from Evil Reviews

December 15, 2006
Deliver Us Evil is more terrifying than any horror movie, because it's about something that really happened.
November 10, 2006
Watching Amy Berg's powerful documentary Deliver Us from Evil is a wrenching experience; her subjects reveal to the camera almost unbearable levels of anguish, and its audience walks away feeling both numbness and rage.
November 9, 2006
Works best when it concentrates on O'Grady and the ever-rippling effect of his transgressions.
November 2, 2006
Deliver Us From Evil has a few things wrong with it, including an egregious musical score, but without resorting to sucker punches, it takes your breath away while making your skin crawl.
October 27, 2006
A stunning indictment of institutional betrayal. It plays like a Catholic Watergate, going right to the top with hard evidence that stuns, dismays and sickens.
October 27, 2006
The church declined to comment to Berg. Her film speaks volumes about its silence -- and about a wrong that can never be righted.
April 23, 2009
The film is painful viewing, in large part because director Amy Berg relates the facts and depicts the victims and the culprits with detached gravity.
August 7, 2008
Berg's intuitively right ratio of personal and analytical material, her implied belief in transcendence of horrific demoralization, shows a truly progressive vision.
July 26, 2007
This is a powerful film that will horrify you and make you angry, if you dare to see it.
May 18, 2007
The polemical is never as powerful as the personal and O'Grady's part of the story illuminates the whole with nauseating clarity.