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Promised Land Reviews

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Film4
October 17, 2012
A smart and well constructed drama.

TV Guide
October 17, 2012
The photography of the mountains, plains, and huge Western skies is gorgeous, and Hoffman's use of the camera is occasionally dazzling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Caryn James
New York Times
October 17, 2012
Promised Land tries hard to win you over but finally wears you down with its sincerity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
October 17, 2012
Offers a minor slice-of-life look at the dashed hopes of privileged youth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Time Out
October 17, 2012
The film has a lot going for it though, with its beautiful snowy landscapes, empty highways, and committed playing from the cast.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
October 17, 2012
Gedrick and Pollan give character to the cliche's with their heartfelt work, and Sutherland and the show-stealing Ryan bring depth and weight to a potentially tiresome pair.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
October 17, 2012
Clumsy, heartfelt and promising.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
October 17, 2012
| Original Score: C+
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Variety Staff
Variety
October 17, 2012
Many scenes are extended to the point that all potential dramatic tension is drained out of them.
Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com
October 17, 2012
| Original Score: 2/5
Janet Branagan
Apollo Guide
October 17, 2012
Capable, believable performances cannot make up for a plot that is simply not there.
| Original Score: 58/100
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