The Young Messiah Reviews

March 14, 2016
The Young Messiah struggles to hold its audience's attention.
March 14, 2016
"The Young Messiah" performs no miracles.
March 12, 2016
We know how the story ends, so there's little in the way of tension.
March 12, 2016
This uninspiring, borderline inept spiritual drama about the Son of God's formative years preaches to the choir.
March 11, 2016
This pious drama is a work of minimal imagination and even less subtlety.
March 11, 2016
Perhaps realizing that enticing nonbelievers into another movie about the life of Christ may necessitate the wild-style of a director like Darren Aronofsky, the filmmakers decided to play it safe rather than risk conservative Evangelical rejection.
March 11, 2016
At times, this movie feels too much like the Christian version of "The Phantom Menace," offering unnecessary explanations for well-known stories.
March 11, 2016
Now I understand why Jesus's childhood remains such a mystery: the story is unbelievably boring.