Moving Midway Reviews

November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
October 18, 2008
In its 98 minutes, film critic Godfrey Cheshire's documentary Moving Midway records an amazing architectural feat, and that's the least of its virtues.
October 17, 2008
Quirky yet thoughtful.
October 17, 2008
What begins as a leave-taking turns into a homecoming that reflects the mixed-race society of the modern south.
October 16, 2008
Moving Midway tells three stories, each one worthy of a film of its own.
October 16, 2008
Southern myths rise up, then drop like flies in the enthralling documentary Moving Midway, and all because director Godfrey Cheshire's cousin is moving house. Literally.
September 17, 2008
The whole idea of foundation -- as it applies to family, history, and an actual, stately American house -- receives a thoughtful inspection in Moving Midway, the graceful nonfiction film from Godfrey Cheshire.
September 17, 2008
Godfrey Cheshire's Moving Midway, from his own screenplay, provides a profound meditation on the paradoxes of race in America through a discovery of his own Southern family's hitherto hidden secrets.
September 12, 2008
There is a satisfyingly Faulknerian air of bizarreness about the episode, and the shots of the grand old house being trundled down country roads are amazing.
September 12, 2008
Tells a fascinating and complicated story of regional identity.
September 11, 2008
When film critic Godfrey Cheshire decided to make a movie of his own, he found the ideal subject right in his backyard.
March 27, 2008
A Herculean saga worthy of Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo (or perhaps Les Blank's Burden of Dreams).
March 24, 2008
Godfrey Cheshire is one of the country's smartest film critics, and here he brilliantly fuses criticism and storytelling.