Catholicism portal Film portal. The only problem that I had with the movie is that I really felt no connection to any of the characters and when one would get killed or have a serious problem I wasn't invested enough for it to have the impact that it was trying for. Father Robles Peter O'Toole The Mexican-American accents used in this film are a joke, and only work to demean the source material. Best War Movies -
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The potential proper runtime behind this film's story concept isn't exactly sprawling, though it is hefty, and at just under two-and-a-half hours, this execution of said story concept seems to be perfectly even in length, though that's just on paper, because when you get down to the final product, the film achieves its length through story structuring that is anything but perfectly even, making lengthiness glaring through padding repetition and excess material.
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Use the HTML below. Good acting from Garcia, and the rest of the cast, in the first half of the movie. That said it doesn't really tne away from the enjoyment of the movie but I didn't really feel the emotion that I think the filmmakers were trying for.
For Greater Glory
Eva Longoria as Tulita Gorostieta. However, as time went on things became a bit overly dramatic. Father Christopher Nestor Carbonell Edit Did You Know? Driven by anger and rage, he joins the greate, or Cristeros "soldiers for Christ"fighting against Calles. Was this review helpful te you? As generic as the title, this historical drama spares no cliche in depicting Mexico's Cristero War of the late The True Story of Cristiada 6.
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Thr efforts have their natrual shortcomings, but are ultimately worthy, much like the efforts of Salvador Parra, whose production designs really aren't too upstanding, but are still clever enough in their structure to give this film's world a neat uniquness, and adequately sell you on this film's setting, if not certain action set pieces. A chronicle of the Cristeros War ; a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The compelling archival footage, which literally made me gasp aloud, and the incredible, disturbing photos are amazing. Edit Details Official Sites: Furthermore, since this is an American production, and the filmmakers have the actors speaking in that very stereotypical Latin-American English, for being born in Cuba, Garcia has the hardest time sticking with the required accent; instead slipping back into his Alec Baldwin-esque New York accent.
Trending on RT Avengers: Follow me on Twitter moviesmarkus. This historical drama about the little-known Cristero War in s Mexico is more educational than involving. Inhowever, agreements were made to restore religious freedoms. Unfortunately, the enemy is not just a repressive administration, but the audience.
I will say this; I do commend the filmmakers for not holding back on the realistic violence throughout. Retrieved 12 October If you want to get a more extensive, more entertaining, and all around better version of this powerful story, my suggestion would be to skip "For Greater Glory" and go read a book.
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Tbe only problem that I had with the movie is that I really felt no connection to any of the characters and when one would get killed or have a serious problem I wasn't invested enough for it to have the impact that it was trying for. The True Story of Cristiada".
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