Gospel Hill (2008)
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as John Malcolm
as Sarah Malcolm
as Dr. Palmer
as Peter Malcolm
as Carl Herrod
as Jack Herrod
as Joel Herrod
as Mrs. Palmer
as Dr. Owens
as Tommy Duncan
as L. Don Murray
as Young Jack Herrod
as Council Meeting Attendee
as Sarah's Cadre
Critic Reviews for Gospel Hill
So completely lacking in his eye for revealing detail and his ear for colloquial speech that it feels less like a movie than an incomplete first draft of a well-meaning if unsophisticated essay.
It's a familiar formula: Greedy suits touting high-rise schematics and targeting blue-collar citizens end up locking horns with a local firebrand. Guess who wins?
The potentially thought-provoking concept of historical reconciliation is ill served by a half-baked script that reduces every cliched plot point to jaw-dropping levels of preachiness.
A Sunday school parable about the difference between good versus evil. Can I get an Amen?
Subtleties are thin on the ground, but the elements of social injustice, racial tension and character conflicts make the film engaging enough
It's hard to say harsh things about a movie as earnest and well intentioned as Gospel Hill. But we've got to do what we've got to do, now, don't we?
Audience Reviews for Gospel Hill
Okay to have on in the background, but not really exciting enough to want to sit and give it your undivided attention. I think I mainly rented this one as Julia Stiles was in it, Is a well acted movie, but never really rises above feeling like a made for tv film.
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