Son Of God


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J. R. Jones(Chicago Reader): Aimed at a devotional middle-American audience, this never risks the accord of individual perspective necessary to accompany the story to life onscreen, instead of good or ill.
Stephan Lee(Entertainment Weekly): At most judicious, this version succeeds as a Sunday sect supplement. But the blandness is sufficiency to make you long for Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ.
Alan Scherstuhl(Village Voice): This is besides a pageant than a story around characters and their motivations; it's for example brusque in its storytelling as one illustrated children's bible, which would at least offer some art and grandeur in the composition of its images.
Geoff Pevere(Globe and Mail): By playing it to such a degree safely reverential, Son of God tends to travel slowly but steadily its way to Calvary, begging to exist discussed among Bible study groups and directly name-checked in the Sunday sermons.
Steven Rea(Philadelphia Inquirer): They esteem turned the Christ saga into cheese. As in caseous.
Stephen Whitty(Newark Star-Ledger): The film is willing. But its spirit is feeble.
Jeff Beck( Son of God is the neat case of an adaptation that doesn't hold anything new or original to connect to a tale that has been told divers, many times before.
Jim Schembri(3AW): Not that this cobbled-unitedly film is done badly, but it is a choppy, ~ the agency of-the-numbers bland-out.
Leigh Paatsch(Herald Sun (Australia)): A blandly well-intentioned biopic of each ex-carpenter-turned-prophet who caused completely a stir down Jerusalem way some 21 centuries ago.
Jake Wilson(Sydney Morning Herald): The hunch factor aside, it's odd that a film presumably conceived considered in the state of an act of devotion should ~ of so lacklustre and impersonal.
Matthew Pejkovic(Matt’s Movie Reviews): Son of God holds a feature relevance during these spiritually confusing ages, and reminds that the story of Christ extremity be one that is never forgotten.
Dominic Corry( If I wasn't sleeplessness this in a theatre, I efficiency've presumed I got sent the thin skin on VHS after responding to a recent-night infomercial.
Linda Cook(Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)): Its roots taken in the character of a television series are obvious, and it's a extended way from the likes of 'Ben-Hur' or 'The Greatest Story Ever Told.' Still, 'Son of God' has a unite of sequences that make it some above-average picture.
Todd Jorgenson( Such a ponderous-handed approach drains some of the emotional monarch from its best sequences, including a vigorous and bloody depiction of the Crucifixion.
James Kendrick(Q Network Film Desk): Although fastidiously shot and capably acted, it for the greatest part feels inert, shackled into moderation and flatness ~ dint of. its fear of offending (and haply challenging) its core audience.
Annlee Ellingson(L.A. Biz): This abridged the cross has slicker production values than greatest in quantity Sunday school lessons. … But ultimately Son of God is preaching to the choir.
Corey Hall(Metro Times (Detroit, MI)): …being of the cl~s who good as any film edited side by side from segments of a History Channel miniseries be possible to be expected to be, which is to recite it's utterly terrible.
Louis Black(Austin Chronicle): There is in a small degree cinematic about the film. Instead, it is a sequence of figurative illustrations.
Susan Granger(SSG Syndicate): Bland, banal, doctrines-based biopic, aimed at a ecclesiastical body-driven audience of true believers.
Duane Dudek(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel): Cramped, static and seldom cinematic.
Diana Saenger( Powerful & Well Done
Kenneth R. Morefield(Christianity Today): So to inspect Son of God requires as a great quantity commentary on the experience theatergoers are buying viewed like the film itself.
Andrea Chase(Killer Movie Reviews): suitably reverent, excepting not at all stuffy
Drew McWeeny(HitFix): … a genuinely demulcent and forgettable picture… about as intervening-of-the-road as a movie have power to be.