By Gregory Kirschling
November 28, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST
Fred Askew

What Would Jesus Buy?

B-
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  • Movie
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If Gary Busey ever played Elmer Gantry, he’d look like Reverend Billy, the real-life fire-and-brimstone preacher who, as the kooky star of this road documentary produced by Morgan Spurlock, embarks ”on a mission to save Christmas from overconsumption.” 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. B-

What Would Jesus Buy?

type
  • Movie
Genre
mpaa
  • PG
runtime
  • 90 minutes
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