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End of the Spear

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

January 20, 2006

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Jim Hanon

Starring :

Chad Allen, Louie Leonardo, Sean McGowan, Jack Guzman, Chase Ellison, Beth Bailey, Christina Souza, Cara Stoner, Matt Lutz, Stephen Caudill, Traci D

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2 of 4

“..so ineptly rendered..”
by Gary Goldstein [Reel]
“..simply too dull to make any impact..”
by Michael Rechtshaffen [The Hollywood Reporter]
4 of 5

“..manages to get its point across without coming off as heavy-handed or overtly religious..”
by Stephen Becker [The Dallas Morning News]
2.5 of 5

“..is ultimately flat, although thankfully (and unexpectedly) short on any sort of overbearing message..”
by Rafe Telsch [Cinema Blend]
“..features a high level of suspense, exciting cinematography and an unforgettable performance by Louie Leonardo as Mincayani..”
by Betty Jo Tucker [ReelTalk]
3 of 5

“..earnest inspirational adventure film..”
by Harper Barnes [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 4

“..as intriguing and compelling for what it leaves out of the story as for what it tells..”
by James Ward Visalia [Deseret News, Salt Lake City]
1.5 of 4

“..a childish and visually repetitive movie, ham-fisted, proselytizing and overtly simplified..”
by Allison Benedikt [Chicago Tribune]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Denny Wayman and Hal Conklin [Cinema in Focus]
3 of 5
Reviewed by [E! Online]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Steve Davis [Austin Chronicle]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
1.5 of 5
Reviewed by Pete Croatto [Filmcritic]

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