Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Reviews

May 29, 2006
The music was fine; the tour was suspect.
January 21, 2006
The stories, usually told by white men, grow banal, and the richness of White's world increasingly seems limited in scope . . . seems racially myopic.
October 25, 2005
According to this, there are only 3 types of people in the South: the sinners on the road to hell, the religious fanatics praying for them, and the people who sing about both.
August 5, 2005
The atmosphere conveyed is possibly too vivid. By the time the movie is over, you'll probably feel the need to take a shower just to scrub off the lingering, psychic grime.
August 5, 2005
The soundtrack [provides] the brooding Southern atmosphere that sometimes eludes Douglas on this beautifully shot but strangely distant road trip.
July 28, 2005
A hit-and-miss experience.
July 28, 2005
Far too often, Douglas indulges his preference for the superficial over the substantive.
July 21, 2005
Ultimately, pic feels very much like a romanticized, outsider's view of the South that willfully seeks out the culture's strangest, most weirdo aspects for other outsiders' gleeful delectation.
July 20, 2005
While the camera does capture some terrific images of a part of the country that seems to have been stopped in time some decades ago, too often the condescending tone and pretentiousness undercut the attempts at sociological exploration.
July 13, 2005
A sort of BBC Hee Haw, meant to reassure Brits and New Yorkers that the South is indeed a land of pistol-toting, Jesus-praising gap-toothed freaks.
July 5, 2005
Sloppily made and choked with every imaginable white trash Dixie stereotype.