Orthodox Stance Reviews

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November 17, 2011
April 10, 2008
Salita is such a careful, reined-in fellow that one comes away wanting to have seen much more of the men around him.
February 14, 2008
While it might have made for an intriguing segment on a television newsmagazine show, doesn't sustain itself over the course of a feature-length film.
January 25, 2008
Hutt's straightforward presentation tends to flatten out pic's anomalies instead of highlighting them.
January 25, 2008
Salita doesn't see many other conflicts in his twin passions -- which, ultimately, makes for a less-than-gripping story. He's a likable guy and we're happy to watch his successes, but the movie lacks the emotional punch needed to knock us out.
January 25, 2008
In the intriguingly layered documentary Orthodox Stance, a determined young boxer strives to prove that the laws of God and the laws of the ring need not be at odds.
December 23, 2008
Personable, singular young welterweight makes the audience, and a colorful array of mentors and supporters, believe boxing is the sweet science %u2013 you just gotta have faith.
February 6, 2008
The fastest and best boxing action around plus a candid look inside the fight business make this a great film for aficionados of the sport. But there is not a lot there for most others.
February 4, 2008
Hutt's shoddy editing and listless pacing keep the audience regrettably detached from the proceedings.
January 29, 2008
Hutt's instincts are solid, if occasionally unfocused; he'll be ready to turn pro any day now.
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