Don, a pious nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, impulsively decides to escape his evangelical upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at one ofthe most progressive campuses in... read more
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2012
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August 30, 2012
Loved the end. Different from the book but still had aspects that were similar. Thought provoking and quirky.
August 22, 2012fb1025970122
There has always been a struggle with religion and faith. That is what is obvious to anyone who attends college or anyone who has the capacity to think outside the box (hopefully that would be everyone). No matter how man Sunday school classes you attend or how many times you hea...
September 12, 2012ThomasJayWilliams
Blue Like Jazz ends up being a pretty-good, earnest religious-themed movie. I oftentimes feel terrible trashing a film with a religious message and I am sure some read my reviews and instantly judge my person as a heathen with no morals simply because I dislike(d) a movie that h...
August 25, 2012
An interesting fictional adaptation of Donald Miller's non-fiction masterpiece. With Tori Amos references and Ben Linus's daughter from LOST! Did you see it? Why haven't I heard a single person talking about it? Does this story only speak to those of us who grappled with Christia...
August 16, 2012
I get why many critics didn't "get" it. I got it because I recognize the story the movie is telling. This IS how Don Miller actually experienced that year at Reed College. It's certainly well worth thoughtful discussion.
March 26, 2012
Admittingly, I haven't read the book that the movie is (loosely) based on, but I did really enjoy the pre-screening of the movie with Donald Miller and Steve Taylor (director) there to introduce us. I also have to admit that I gave it an extra half star rating because I think it...
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