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Film Threat

Brimming with sincere intentions and a few interesting thoughts. It brings a rare sort of realism to the movie world.
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50

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
In spite of a little bit of sex and a lot of strong profanity, Ordinary Sinner is pretty reminiscent of an old Afterschool Special.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Aside from one tasteful nude scene, this well-meaning if bland romantic drama plays and looks a lot like a "special" episode of "Dawson's...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Novice filmmaker John Henry Davis deserves credit for tackling big issues, but he forgot one of the most important credos of his craft. No...
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40

L.A. Weekly

By Ernest Hardy
What really hamstrings Sinner, though, is the hetero narcissism beneath its enlightened posturing.
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40

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Well intentioned but unfocused, director John Henry Davis's debut feature tries to tackle two serious subjects at once: maintaining one's...
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40

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
Mr. Davis has a lot of ideas, but when it comes to dramatizing them, he is unable to give them an engaging form.
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40

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
It is a slack and preachy business that never comes to grips with its underlying theme of homophobia.
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30

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
Its central theme being the struggle between Christianity and homophobia -- though what's onscreen is far too vanilla in both content and...
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25

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This low-budget drama tries very hard to convey messages of tolerance and compassion, but it's too weakly acted and directed to have much...
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