I Can Only Imagine Reviews

June 3, 2019
Thankfully, I Can Only Imagine doesn't feel like a Sunday school lesson, but it never manages to escape its sense of banal familiarity.
March 21, 2019
The film veers so far off-course that I could barely believe my eyes.
September 7, 2018
I can't imagine this Christian-based film reaching much of a secular audience.
August 8, 2018
[A] slickly assembled tale of redemption and reconciliation.
June 17, 2018
An inspirational drama that, unlike most faith-based endeavors, at least looks like a real movie rather than something even Ed Wood would have rejected.
March 21, 2018
Art can be affirmation, but affirmation cannot be art.
March 20, 2018
You don't have to be a hardcore Christian music fan to enjoy I Can Only Imagine, but it definitely helps.
March 16, 2018
This is an interesting idea, executed with a reductive, tin-eared understanding of what constitutes art to go along with a faith-based movie's reductive, tin-eared understanding of what constitutes entertainment.
March 16, 2018
Like so many faith-based efforts, I Can Only Imagine suffers from a terminal case of self-importance.
March 16, 2018
Why is the movie made from a universally healing single such an earnest, awkward dud? Well, partly because the movie can't settle on what's more important, the family stuff or the ascension of the song as a fame-inducing anthem.
March 16, 2018
Emotionally flat and uninspiring "inspirational" bio-pic about the hard life that led a composer to write the title Christian ballad.
March 15, 2018
A movie that's unquestionably preaching to the choir as directly as Millard's song sings to it.