This is the film that Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer should have been; and if Tyler Perry had the goods and the guts, his Christian-themed morality tales that seem to only exist on a really simplistic, even shallow level, will instead look and sound like Wolf...
----Indiewire: Shadow & Act
...insists upon nuances of feeling in a story that would, in most films, ignore them. Very tough to watch, but an impressive piece
----Ebony Magazine Online