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What Would Jesus Buy? Reviews

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In WWJB, we don't really feel like we get to know anyone that well, not even the primary subjects of the film: Billy and his choir.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 4.9/10

June 12, 2010
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

If you're going to live by the word of the Church of Stop Shopping, a smart first step would be to avoid buying tickets to this film.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 6, 2007
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

My take is that it should be renamed the Church of Stop Yelling at Me Because You've Made Your Point.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 1/4

November 30, 2007
Bill Weber
Slant Magazine

Possibly the feeblest entry yet in the anti-corporate theatre-of-muckraking genre.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 1, 2007
Geoff Berkshire

With a provocative title clearly designed to get viewers' attention, it's disappointing that [the movie] doesn't actually have much to say.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 15, 2007
Brandon Fibbs
Colorado Springs Gazette

Talen runs the risk of losing his purpose amid his performance.

Full Review Source: Colorado Springs Gazette | Original Score: 5/10

February 28, 2008
Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2008
Matt Pais

The choir might have more impact if they didn't seem like a traveling theater troupe led by some odd blend of an electrocuted Quentin Tarantino and Poison's C.C. DeVille.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 29, 2007
John Anderson
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This Rob VanAlkemade film has a good title and no focus.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

November 15, 2007

I really like the message the movie has to say... I just wish the whole package were good enough to recommend as a gift to give yourself instead of another hour and a half at the mall.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

December 7, 2007
Mark Feeney
Boston Globe
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Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1/4

November 24, 2011
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

Seeing WWJB? in a theater is not necessary, although seeing him and the choir hijacking a mall in person would be better than Beowulf in IMAX.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

March 17, 2008
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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The good reverend and his crew do their best to get busted at assorted corporate shrines (Disneyland, the Mall of America), but their media-driven antics serve only to underline Spurlock's add-water-and-stir approach to political documentary.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 3, 2008
Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 1/5

November 17, 2011
Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
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Most viewers will be left to wonder whether the message is connecting.

November 16, 2007
David Bezanson

So we need a better movie about this subject. As usual.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

June 14, 2008
David Frese
Kansas City Star

And as far as sermons go, it's a good one. You just wish the director had found someone else to deliver it.

| Original Score: 2/4

December 14, 2007
Noel Murray
AV Club
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What Would Jesus Buy? is one of those all-too-common issue-docs that's so clear about its point that it's practically pointless.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D+

November 15, 2007
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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You know that deflated feeling you get after you've spent a lot of time and money shopping -- and have little to show for your efforts? This disappointing biography, about performance artist Reverend Billy, does an awfully good job recreating it.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

November 16, 2007
Mark Holcomb
Time Out New York
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All the film seems capable of proving is that performance art makes a dubious vehicle for social change, and sustaining a joke past its breaking point is no less stultifying in the service of good.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

November 29, 2007
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
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Slant Magazine
December 1, 2007

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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