Paul, Apostle of Christ Reviews

June 14, 2018
A somber, moving portrait of one of the early church's most significant figures, who led the way at a time when Christians were being burned alive in the streets of Rome, or condemned to death in the arena.
March 27, 2018
Largely devoid of sensationalism, a film that delves quietly into substantive issues of belief and forgiveness.
March 23, 2018
Fails to fully develop the stakes at hand, but it features more thoughtful world-building than most faith-based films, as well as a bracing honesty about the difficulty of reconciling idealistic credos with a harsh and unforgiving world.
March 22, 2018
A few minutes of thriller-like tension early on gives way to a lot of tediously scripted scenes of whisper-acting that rarely breathe life and humanity into what should be a potent turning point story in a religion's history.
March 22, 2018
Caviezel gives a stoic performance as the brave and selfless Luke. Lynch and Whalley are excellent as the husband and wife Christian community leaders Aquila and Priscilla. Costumes, sets, cinematography and editing are all first-rate.
March 22, 2018
"Paul, Apostle of Christ" struggles to find a compelling entry point to a critical period in the early Christian church ...
March 22, 2018
It's as if Scorsese had devoted an entire feature to Jake LaMotta as a fat dude working on his comedy routine, with the occasional fleeting flashback to the ring.
March 22, 2018
"Paul, Apostle of Christ" offers both solace and a bracing, even revolutionary, challenge.
March 21, 2018
A film that labours hard under the weight of its earnest intentions.
March 21, 2018
All this Italian-set melodrama feels hokey, cooked up and, in the end, not what we want to be seeing.