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From The Ashes Reviews

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Sukhdev Sandhu
Daily Telegraph (UK)
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
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
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
Andrew Pulver
Guardian
May 5, 2011
[An] entertaining if not fantastically enlightening documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip French
Guardian
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.
Tom Dawson
Total Film
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
David Parkinson
Radio Times
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
Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard
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.
| Original Score: 3/5
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