Say Amen, Somebody Reviews
September 6, 2019
The film offers less than it could have in terms of straightforward who-did-what-and-when history. But it is unexpectedly generous when it comes to the music.
September 3, 2019
Throughout, artists intermingle in scenes that have been rendered with an Altman-esque sense of personal panorama.
October 23, 2004
Say Amen, Somebody is the most joyful movie I've seen in a very long time. It is also one of the best musicals and one of the most interesting documentaries. And it's also a terrific good time.
August 30, 2004
Mr. Dorsey isn't used to listeners who aren't noticeably moved by what he has to sing and say. The film makes it clear why.