The Jesus Rolls Reviews

March 23, 2020
Choppiness is the real issue. There are baffling shunts from town to country, while the middle stretch tosses up scenes with no real function or punchline.
March 22, 2020
No amount of added context can override the feeling that the Jesus was never meant to be more than a one-joke character.
March 3, 2020
The Jesus Rolls only gets more seductive as it ambles towards oblivion and textures its story with a gentle sense of cosmic justice... and its genial vigor gradually comes to excuse Turturro's abject lack of style.
February 28, 2020
It's hard to make a movie about annoying wanderers interesting, engaging, or realistic -- three words no one would use to describe this film.
February 27, 2020
[A] gutter ball of a sophomoric, white middle-age male sex farce fantasy that quickly wears out an already tenuous welcome.
February 27, 2020
John Turturro thought there was a full feature film in Quintana and so, decades later, we get "The Jesus Rolls," which doesn't quite prove him right.
February 27, 2020
The movie doesn't always work, but it's never boring.
October 17, 2019
In the end, the project doesn't really work.
October 17, 2019
Though Turturro turned this small part into a memorable character for the Coens, Quintana is not so reliably funny here, especially headlining a whole movie of very intermittent charm.