Gospel Hill
Gospel Hill (2008)

Danny Glover, Angela Bassett, Julia Stiles, and Samuel L. Jackson headline actor-turned-director Giancarlo Esposito's ensemble drama about a small southern town still haunted by a racially motivated murder that occurred there thirty… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 10, 2009
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33%
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37%



Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

So completely lacking in his eye for revealing detail and his ear for colloquial speech that it feels less like a movie than an incomplete first draft of a well-meaning if unsophisticated essay.

Kam Williams
Sly Fox

A Sunday school parable about the difference between good versus evil. Can I get an Amen?

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S. James Snyder
Time Out New York

It's a familiar formula: Greedy suits touting high-rise schematics and targeting blue-collar citizens end up locking horns with a local firebrand. Guess who wins?

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Subtleties are thin on the ground, but the elements of social injustice, racial tension and character conflicts make the film engaging enough

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

The potentially thought-provoking concept of historical reconciliation is ill served by a half-baked script that reduces every cliched plot point to jaw-dropping levels of preachiness.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

It's hard to say harsh things about a movie as earnest and well intentioned as Gospel Hill. But we've got to do what we've got to do, now, don't we?

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Okay to have on in the background, but not really exciting enough to want to sit and give it your undivided attention. I think I mainly rented this one as… More