Skip to main content

reviews

46
Based on 5 Reviews
critic reviews (5)
fan reviews ( )
  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    A rare film dealing with Christian evangelism in a realistic way that neither mocks nor proselytizes, New Jerusalem quietly observes as a man tries to comfort his troubled best friend by bringing him to Jesus. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I don't believe New Jerusalem takes a position in favor of either character. It's more of an intense study of these two men and their barren work in a shabby store by the side of a highway. show more

  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    Unlike the soul-searching characters from Old Joy, which also stars Will Oldham, Ike and Sean always feel as if they've fallen out of the sky just for the film's setup. show more

  • 60
    Village Voice

    While New Jerusalem's rigid formalism will surely be off-putting to some, there's beauty to be found in the film's sheen of placid grime. show more

  • 20
    Neil Genzlinger The New York Times

    New Jerusalem feeling like an acting exercise in search of a theater class. show more

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X