Redeeming Love

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    Nell MinowRogerEbert.com
    Redeeming Love could have tried to reach a broader audience but settles for preaching to the choir.
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    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    "Love" might be best embraced by the faithful, but it is well made and has much to say about the healing power of love and how we all deserve second chances.
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    Sarah JaneAustin Chronicle
    Redeeming Love is like the most expensive community theatre production you've ever seen. The acting is just not there.
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    Katie WalshTribune News Service
    It's so hard to shake the lingering icky feelings about this text, which plays like "tradwife" fan fiction, the 19th-century setting protecting the story from the pesky "women's lib" movement, which would suggest that Angel have her own autonomy.
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    A.A. DowdAV Club
    There's something icky about this love story.
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    Derek SmithSlant Magazine
    The film is too narrow-minded to explore the notion that a saint-like man may want to satisfy his normal carnal desires.
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    Jade BudowskiDecider
    Redeeming Love fails as both a compelling romance and an effective drama, failing to do its dazzling leading lady -- or anyone else -- justice whatsoever.
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    Collin GarbarinoWORLD
    Redeeming Love left me conflicted. On the one hand, the film feels like a step forward for faith-based entertainment reaching a mainstream audience. On the other hand, Redeeming Love still has some problems.
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    Sean P. MeansThe Movie Cricket
    Caruso knows he can spend plenty of time in the whorehouse, because his movie will end on the side of the angels.
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    Carla HayCulture Mix
    Redeeming Love is a tacky soap opera masquerading as a faith-based movie. The movie's sexist and awfully preachy message is that an abused woman can overcome child rape, forced prostitution, and incest if a religious man falls in love with her.
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