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Dawn Treader: Narnia Watered Downnew

The third installment of the Narnia series continues the uniform, tasteful dullness of its predecessor.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Kristian Lin  |  12-08-2010  |  Reviews

How Neat the Soundnew

Amazing Grace certainly feels uplifting, so much so that we might forget that the Slave Trade Act neither abolished slavery in the empire nor ended the trade in the Atlantic.
Style Weekly  |  thomas peyser  |  03-07-2007  |  Reviews

Wilberforce of Naturenew

Anti-slavery crusader William Wilberforce certainly deserves a film, and if Amazing Grace isn't equal to his achievements, it's a useful introduction to them.
Washington City Paper  |  Mark Jenkins  |  02-23-2007  |  Reviews

Passions of the Mindnew

Unfortunately, what makes British abolitionist William Wilberforce a great man is also what makes him dull: his single-mindeded righteousness.
Austin Chronicle  |  Josh Rosenblatt  |  02-22-2007  |  Reviews

Under Pressurenew

Michael Apted offers a valuable, skewed history lesson.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  David Lee Simmons  |  02-22-2007  |  Reviews

Grace Under Firenew

Investigating slavery through the story of a song.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  02-22-2007  |  Reviews

24 Frames per Secondnew

This British series is one of the great achievements of the cinema, one that reveals how an observant camera plus the passage of time can capture reality.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  10-06-2006  |  Reviews

'Up' With Peoplenew

In showing the ongoing lives of regular people, Michael Apted has made a film that's incredibly sad.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  10-05-2006  |  Reviews

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