[It gives] the little-served Christian market a thought-provoking alternative to smarmy features like "Fireproof."
Neil Genzlinger - New York Times
Any admirer of good talk will be impressed by the scholasticism and pulpit-trained oratory here ...
Nick Pinkerton - Village Voice
First, one man's dogma is another's heresy. Second, some people are inclined to offer the final word on matters of which they have no firsthand knowledge.
Colin Covert - Minneapolis Star Tribune
An engaging, accessible documentary that explores the (truly) eternal questions, "Does hell exist? If so, who ends up there, and why?"
Kerry Lengel - Arizona Republic
As filled with good intentions as it clearly is, Hellbound? feels painfully earnest throughout as well as cluttered and only occasionally illuminating.
Bruce Demara - Toronto Star
A rich, thoughtful conversation-starter about changing notions of religious damnation, Hellbound? invades notoriously touchy territory with an open mind, steady focus and civil disposition.
Brent Simon - Shockya.com
After seeing this doc, the average sinning moviegoer may feel less apprehensive and less in need of an asbestos jumpsuit for the afterlife.
David Noh - Film Journal International
Hellbound will probably find favor mostly with a Christian-film audience when, if [director Kevin Miller] had cast a wider net, it might have had broader appeal.
Cary Darling - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Cary Darling - Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
Fitfully engaging, but the doc turns into a touchy-feely isn't-it-wonderful-we're-all-saved love fest as soon as the universalists begin to dominate the interview segments.
Andrew Schenker - Slant Magazine