Saturday, February 24, 2007

10 Reviews of "Amazing Grace"

By Rick Pearcey

Here's a round-up of reviews of Amazing Grace, the new film about pioneering anti-slavery activist William Wilberforce:

* "Slave Trade's Holy Warrior," NYPost
* "Steady Effort That Hits Its Target," 2the Advocate
* "Huzzah!"
* "Inspiring," LATimes
* "Hardly Compelling Viewing," WPost

* Wilberforce a "First-Rate Movie Saint," NYTimes
* Infused by "Dullness of Virtue," Hollywood Reporter
* "Sweet Sound of Freedom" Amid "Film's Problems," Chicago Sun-Times
* "Unrigorous History Lesson," Entertainment Weekly
* "Good-Hearted," "High-Minded," Houston Chronicle

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* "Hollywood's Amazing Grace Cover-Up," WSJ
* "Director: Wilberforce "Capable of Doing a Dirty Trick," WExam

Rick Pearcey is editor and publisher of The Pearcey Report.