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Latter Days Reviews

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November 11, 2017
Instead of mockery, "Latter Days" is a vulnerable effort, rich with compassion and patience.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 13, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 16, 2004
Cox -- who experienced the Mormon view on gay life firsthand -- gets the sort of performances out of his characters that will help you overlook what is cliched about the story.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 30, 2004
simple paint-by-the numbers gay themed film that strikes directly at Mormon dogma, but it has a certain charm due mainly to Sandvoss' Herculean efforts
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 18, 2004
Ramsey's heartbreak, stock taking and determination to see to it the relationship gets a second chance are as affecting as anything the genre has produced in recent memory.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 24, 2004
Cox can be forgiven for getting a little preachy when he makes his point with such an open heart and loving spirit
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 8, 2004
...Funny, tragic, occasionally cheesy, endearing and ultimately heartwarming, dealing with very serious Christian hypocrisy while holding onto a light, life-embracing tone.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 2, 2004
It's a winning, heartfelt and conflicted piece where the conflicts often resolve themselves in surprising ways.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 22, 2004
Even if the film feels somewhat contrived, stick with it; you'll be rewarded by what it has to say.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 12, 2004
It's timely, not to mention refreshing, to see an affirmation of true love over hot sex, along with a reminder that the two aren't necessarily mutually exclusive.
March 6, 2004
[Writer/director C. Jay] Cox deftly explores the links between coincidence and destiny, fate and miracles, love and loss.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 26, 2004
Despite the inherent clichés, Latter Days manages to rise above its formulaic plot, mainly because of the assured performance by Mr. Sandvoss.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 24, 2004
Romantic and funny, this story takes a few twists and turn in ways that you don't expect.
| Original Score: 3/4
February 18, 2004
Although a good deal of what happens is predictable, the writer-director C. Jay Cox makes much of it pleasant.
February 8, 2004
Cox's screenplay, while occasionally lapsing into the sort of cliches endemic to so many gay-themed films, generally treats its unusual subject matter with dignity and complexity, and the characters are well-drawn and sympathetic.
January 30, 2004
Even as it subscribes to the conventions of modern romantic comedy, it never compromises its characters' truths.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 30, 2004
At once romantic, earthy and socially critical, Latter Days is a dynamic film filled with humor and pathos.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 29, 2004
This gay romantic melodrama draws on an unconscionable number of conventions, but works in the end because of its commitment to its characters and a handful of fine performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 28, 2004
Though the film covers familiar queer-cinema ground, Latter Days' finely observed truths about the painful costs of being yourself make even the contrivance of its happy ending forgivable.
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