Son Of God Reviews

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March 6, 2014
Aimed at a devotional middle-American audience, this never risks the sort of individual perspective necessary to bring the story to life onscreen, for good or ill.
March 2, 2014
At best, this version succeeds as a Sunday school supplement. But the blandness is enough to make you long for Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ.
February 28, 2014
People will always want to spend money for this sort of thing, even if they've already seen it. And in this case, they've literally already seen it.
February 28, 2014
The film goes wild with helicopter shots of Jesus and his followers traveling through the hills. Who knew Christ was lord of the rings?
February 28, 2014
The target evangelical audience may well respond enthusiastically, but, unless your own salvation is riding on it, the film is mostly a slog.
February 28, 2014
This is more a pageant than a story about characters and their motivations; it's as brusque in its storytelling as an illustrated children's bible, which would at least offer some mystery and grandeur in the composition of its images.
November 11, 2018
Overall, Spencer's deeply reflective yet recycled conscious-driven epic seems robotic and compacted. As a faith-healing and feel-good big screen offering, Son Of God deserved much better polish and prose at the center of its pronounced pulpit
February 2, 2018
There is, of course, nothing new, nor an investigation carried out to provide other points of view... [Full review in Spanish]
February 1, 2018
The film's low quality, however, is undeniable. The chintzy music over the closing credits, just after Jesus ascends to heaven in a cloud of bundled iMac special effects, is just laughable.
November 28, 2017
It's a great option if you're looking for something with a stronger spiritual foundation than a lot of what is currently in theaters, but it will probably strengthen beliefs more than it will expand them.
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