Jesus Henry Christ Reviews

May 25, 2012
Watching Jesus Henry Christ sometimes feels like being trapped in a building with a faulty fire alarm.
May 24, 2012
If it all seems a tad to quirky and twee, that's the overwhelming flaw in director Lee's obvious and lightweight homage to director Wes Anderson.
May 9, 2012
Lee scratches the skin of family bonds until it bleeds.
May 4, 2012
Even for a surreal black comedy, "Jesus Henry Christ" requires massive suspension of disbelief.
May 3, 2012
So what is "Jesus Henry Christ" about?
May 3, 2012
It winds up just being annoying
May 1, 2012
As precious as its prepubescent protagonist is precocious.
May 1, 2012
Making their screen debuts, young Spevack and Weinstein give the film's most natural performances and provide its little bit of warmth, but it seems time to petition Collette, a truly gifted actress, to take a long hiatus from playing bitter single moms.
April 19, 2012
Pleasant without being revelatory, underwhelming but not obnoxiously so, the film explores how we become who we are, whether by genetics or environment or some combination of the two.
Top Critic
April 19, 2012
Henry can finish a college application test in two minutes, yet Jesus Henry Christ doesn't know what to do with 90.
May 10, 2011
Too deliberately eccentric to attain quite the level of wigginess it aspires to, Jesus Henry Christ does feature some standout perfs and a refreshingly unconventional approach to telling its slight story.
April 29, 2011
Mildly nutty comedy about a teen prodigy suffers from an underwritten script and overstylized gags.