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From The Ashes Reviews

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May 5, 2011
What's most interesting is the attempt to portray Botham as a provincial upstart fighting against the "class apartheid" of the English cricketing elite.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 6, 2011
It's one of those rare movies sure to appeal to cricket fans and non-fans alike.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 5, 2011
[An] entertaining if not fantastically enlightening documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 8, 2011
It is quite as remarkable as The Damned United, Tom Hooper's film about the rivalry between Brian Clough and Don Revie.
May 9, 2011
Wider themes of leadership and social class are explored, but it's fundamentally aimed at cricket fans, who'll doubtless relish rewatching Beefy's heroic feats with bat and ball.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 5, 2011
Tom Hardy's narration is occasionally over the top and things peter out before the Oval test, but few cricket lovers will complain.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 6, 2011
There's a bit of hyperbole that suggests the surprise English victory - thanks largely to Botham's heroics - changed English sport forever. But it certainly gave us some unforgettable moments.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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