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Review: 'Jesus People' goes on a holy roller-coaster ride
Review: 'Jesus People' goes on a holy roller-coaster ride

The world of Christian pop music gets the "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind" treatment in the clever, consistently amusing mockumentary "Jesus People." The film, an offshoot of a Web series made popular on FunnyOrDie.com, brings together a deft comedic cast (including six of the series' original actors) who enjoyably sell this tale of the speedy rise and fall of a hapless Christian band named Cross My Heart. Formed under the aegis of the earnest, supposedly dying — and conspicuously bewigged — Pastor Jerry (Joel McCrary), the group brings together a diverse, quasi-talented quartet: a former Christian music diva (Edi Patterson), a devout...

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