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Saints and Soldiers Reviews

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August 26, 2014
Thoughtful, engaging World War II movie has battle violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 30, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 6, 2005
Nicely detailed if slackly paced.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 6, 2005
Director Ryan Little has mounted a remarkably effective production on what must have been a shoestring by Hollywood standards.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 29, 2005
There aren't any plot surprises in this low-budget effort, so the success of the mission from a viewer standpoint depends on how well you connect with the characters and their plight.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 24, 2005
It's no earthshaker, but the indie film is refreshingly different from the current movie norm, it's won more than 15 awards on the festival circuit, and war-movie aficionados will find it well worth the journey to one of its four suburban venues.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 12, 2004
It has the strengths and the clean lines of a traditional war movie, without high-tech special effects to pump up the noise level.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 28, 2004
valuable in its embrace of true Christian forgiveness
October 21, 2004
Though Saints and Soldiers' examination of faith, self-sacrifice and morality is not groundbreaking, it always holds our interest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 20, 2004
A feel-good film about a small group of soldiers in WWII who are so saintly that they never curse.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 18, 2004
'A gem of a movie with an unusually convincing reality base. We feel as if there's no distance between us and the fighting men. And that lack of distance is the film's point.'
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 15, 2004
In his feature film debut, Little uses washed-out color and a you-are-there immediacy to tell a powerful wartime tale of survival, morality and honor.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 15, 2004
Blessed with a smart script and an excellent cast of unknowns, first time director Ryan Little, who also served as cinematographer, establishes himself as a major talent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 14, 2004
War is heck in the clean-scrubbed world of Saints and Soldiers, the best low-budget, Mormon World War II epic you'll see this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 14, 2004
Well mounted, frequently gripping WWII tale of GIs surviving behind German lines during the Battle of the Bulge.
October 14, 2004
Little neatly ratchets up the suspense while throwing emotional spotlights on the inner struggles of each combatant trapped in this hostile, frozen wilderness riddled with German troops.
October 14, 2004
The triumph here is a matter of craftsmanship rather than art, but it's rare enough even on that level for a film to be worth celebrating.
October 8, 2004
The makers have served their mission well, and not as missionaries.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 11, 2004
Finds a small story within the massive undertaking of World War II - and, miraculously, never shortchanges the human scale or the heroic scope.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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