Marjoe - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Marjoe Reviews

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
January 10, 2006
A portrait of interior disconnect between authentic faith and cynical disillusionment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine
May 26, 2007
Especially entertaining is this con man's exposing all the tricks of the trade, from how he healed confederates feigning illnesses to the special gestures and vocal cadences designed to hypnotize his gullible followers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 13, 2002
This extraordinary documentary shows Marjoe back in the pulpit for an expose of the church-and-tent revival circuit.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 12, 2006
For many complicated reasons, fundamentalist Christianity in America doesn't look the same today as it did in 1972, when Marjoe won the Academy Award for best documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
January 10, 2006
In 1972, Sarah Kernochan and Howard Smith's Marjoe was enough of an eye-opening sensation to make news of itself and Oscar winners of its creators.
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