Preaching to the Choir
Preaching to the Choir (2005)

A pair of estranged twins driven apart by the death of their parents find reconciliation and redemption after following radically different paths in life in director Charles Randolph-Wright's righteous tale of sibling rivalry and divine… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 6, 2006
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

One just wishes that with the word 'choir' in the title, there would be a lot more top-drawer gospel singing.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

If ever there was an aptly titled film, it's Preaching to the Choir.

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Kam Williams
EURWeb

A blasphemous blaxploit!

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A religious feel-good message, first and foremost. As for drama, well, it's a distant second.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

A sappy, redemption-soaked story about two Harlem-raised brothers that is as old as the Bible itself.

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Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

Not even the presence of Eartha Kitt can bring this negligible and amateurish work to life.

Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

Nor does it sermonize at the expense of entertaining. Instead, it melds gospel and hip-hop for a music-driven tale of twin brothers who reconnect.

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Jean Nash Johnson
Dallas Morning News

Preaching to the Choir seeds adequately in the very fertile genre of black films about redemption, but don't expect performances on the level of last year's Diary of a Mad Black Woman or The Preacher's Wife.

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Sean O'Connell
Charlotte Weekly

Filters its lessons through contemptuous twin brothers before settling on the redemptive power of gospel music sung by a church ensemble.

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