Tell the Truth

By edgarnes15
Written November 29, 2013
My whole family and I enjoyed the movie. We see it as a GO. However, it was nice but I expected more than what I received. I didn't know I was entering a musical either, but I anticipated since Jennifer Hudson was one of the actresses that she would sing. I found the young boy good, but obvious that this was his debut and new on the screen. I am sure in time his skills will develop for greatness in the years to come, but I didn't feel much passion during times I expected to see it. During passionate scene I witnessed tears in the eyes of the characters and never witnessed it in Langston's. I wasn't happy with Angela Basset's to submissive and non-connected role to her husband that showed a black women with distant language to the relationship always calling him "Rev" and not "father" or "grand"
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Could have been a lot better but go

By Popchoc
Written November 29, 2013
Although it is predictable, and a little trite, it is about faith, family, and forgiveness so to me was worth seeing. Langston Hughes' poetry, is put to music and rapped which was profound and of course Jennifer Hudson's voice is powerful and beautiful. Otherwise, it could have, and should have, been a lot better.
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Black Nativity

By bjmathis
Written December 06, 2013
OMG! OMG! It was the best CHRISTIAN holiday movie ever! Perfect match of actors and singers for the roles portrayed. I never had the opportunity to see the play, but I am a fan of Langston Hughes' writings and I did read about it. This was a spectacular production, and I did not know that Forest Whitaker could sing. (Was that really his voice?) Christians and gentiles should all go to see this because it is great holiday entertainment with a very clear message that Love, Family, Forgiveness, and Jesus are Real!
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Black Nativity

By kcontee933
Written November 30, 2013
I was ready to leave after the first song. It was not what I expected at all! It reminded me of a cheap version of the movie West Side Story.
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Great Holiday film

By angimitch84
Written December 02, 2013
This is a great film for the whole family to see. It has a great message and it is very inspiring and uplifting. Great music as well
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