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What Would Jesus Buy? Review

  • Release Date: Nov 16, 2007
  • Rated: thematic material and brief mild language
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Rob VanAlkemade

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  • 60

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    The Hollywood Reporter Sheri Linden

    Despite effective moments, VanAlkemade's film is too diffuse. He gives us snippets of the group's spirited performances, but their effect on audiences remains unclear.

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  • 67

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    Entertainment Weekly

    The movie has a sharp point -- Americans shop too much -- but it's a problem that its bellowing hero, always accompanied by his red-robed Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir, is so off-putting; a crazy guy who wouldn't sound so crazy if he just didn't act so crazy.

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  • 75

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    Chicago Tribune

    It’s a wickedly effective indictment of America’s consumer compulsion, our mindless shopping and the multinational corporations controlling it all.

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