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Gospel Hill Reviews

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S. James Snyder
Time Out
August 26, 2009
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?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
August 28, 2009
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.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Ronnie Scheib
August 24, 2009
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.
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
January 19, 2009
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?
Full Review | Original Score: 61/100
Kam Williams
Sly Fox
August 27, 2009
A Sunday school parable about the difference between good versus evil. Can I get an Amen?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
March 21, 2009
Subtleties are thin on the ground, but the elements of social injustice, racial tension and character conflicts make the film engaging enough
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