With God on Our Side: George W. Bush and the Rise of the Religious Right in America
With God on Our Side: George W. Bush and the Rise of the Religious Right in America (2004)

For many years, religious faith had little to do with American politics, but in the late '60s, as the youth-oriented counterculture became increasingly visible, a small number of right-wing Christians on the other end of the political… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 18, 2004
DVD Release Date: October 25, 2005
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Should be mandatory viewing for those interested in the dominant intersection between religion and politics.

J. Hoberman
Village Voice

Convincingly maintains that the evangelical movement reached its political apotheosis in the person of born-again prodigal son George W. Bush.

Ken Fox
TV Guide

As an explanation of where we are today, the entire film makes for crucial viewing.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

New Yorkers still won dering how President Bush got re-elected may learn something from this comprehensive British TV documentary.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Faz um bom trabalho ao analisar os últimos 50 anos da política norte-americana e a crescente aproximação entre Republicanos e evangélicos (e sua insistência em escutar até imbecis como Falwell é louvável). Pena que perca o foco em seu terço final.

David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Packed with historical, sociological, and cultural context.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Our turbulent political climate is so clogged with the instant hysteria demanded by the chattering class to keep its voice in shouting condition that a sedate documentary examining the long-term weather patterns is a welcome respite from the noise.

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

With footage of Muslims burning effigies, Andrew Denton begins by setting out the film's agenda: if we are witnessing a clash of civilisations, and we often see public portrayals of fundamentalist Muslim activity, how do they see our Christian evangelists

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Unsatisfactory documentary.