Devotion

critic Reviews

, 82% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Honoring real-life history while delivering impactful drama, Devotion is a straightforward biopic elevated by standout performances from a talented cast.
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    Murtada ElfadlAV Club
    Though Majors is able to show Brown’s inner turmoil, a spark with Powell never ignites. There’s an air of politeness that governs this relationship. In their attempt to present a wholesome friendship, the writers end up showing one that doesn’t connect.
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    Bilge EbiriNew York Magazine/Vulture
    There are stretches of Devotion where it doesn’t seem like all that much is happening, but then you look closer and you realize that just about everything is happening.
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    Odie HendersonBoston Globe
    Though it hits all the expected beats, it’s the attention to the little details that makes “Devotion” take flight.
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    Amy NicholsonNew York Times
    As an intellectual dismantling of white savior narratives, “Devotion” is smartly done&#59; as an enjoyable heartwarmer to watch with your uncle, it’s stiff when it should soar.
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    Trace SauveurAustin Chronicle
    It’s committed to the hallmarks of the genre, for better and for worse.
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    Chris HewittMinneapolis Star Tribune
    If "they don't make 'em like they used to" is a thing you say about movies, "Devotion" is for you.
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    Jared MobarakHey, Have You Seen ...?
    The drama can get pretty heavy-handed and expose just how sanitized and corny Hollywood productions are compared to grittier indies, but the emotional impact at its back is undeniable.
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    Jonathan W. HickmanThe Newnan Times-Herald
    With “Devotion,” Director J.D. Dillard delivers a handsome and emotionally satisfying war picture that manages to address racial injustice while also celebrating the American soldier.
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    Rachel Wagnerrachelsreviews.net
    It earns its emotions, is well made and acted and for a conflict we don’t know much about I’m glad I saw it.
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    Stephen HumphriesChristian Science Monitor
    An homage to friendship that shows many sides of heroism.
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