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Joshua

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Joshua

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
runtime:
90 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/19/02
performer:
Tony Goldwyn, F. Murray Abraham, Stacy Edwards, Giancarlo Giannini
director:
Jon Purdy
distributor:
Epiphany
genre:
Drama

We gave it a D-

He’s not just any monosyllabic, inscrutable stranger in town: Joshua (Tony Goldwyn) is actually Jesus Christ. And he’s here mostly to hang out and hand out pats on the back in this woefully folksy, anticlimactic Second Coming. Christians sensitive to a reductionist view of their Lord as a luv-spreading Dr. Feelgood will take more offense than secularists, who may just praise God for an instant camp classic.