63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Could have been a classy thriller. But all the Aramaic in the world can't save it from its own pounding slickness.
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50

Miami Herald

By Curtis Morgan
A garish clashing of sacred images and bloody semihorror, this is a movie that defines the category: interesting failure.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
Begins with a scene of mass repentance, but the real sin here is a profligate waste of talent.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Possibly the funniest movie ever made about Catholicism. It confuses the phenomenon of stigmata with satanic possession.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
By the time the credits roll and a disclaimer informs us that there may, in fact, be a lost gospel of Jesus and that it is being suppressed by the Church, all we can think to say is, "Ah, shaudup!"
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38

USA Today

By Andy Seiler
The scariest thing about this appalling and seemingly endless movie is that you paid for your ticket and now have to sit through it.
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20

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
There should be a place in hell for hacks who turn out derivative terror trash and then pretend they're doing an important investigative piece on Vatican corruption.
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20

Mr. Showbiz

An incomprehensible mess.
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16

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A crude, silly supernatural thriller.
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
What is bloody and full of holes?
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28 out of 100
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