• Blue Like Jazz (2012)

Blue Like Jazz

Release Date: April 13th, 2012

DVD Release Date: August 7th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

A college student (Marshall Allman) seeks escape from his evangelical upbringing by transferring to a progressive school in Portland, Ore.

Cast: Marshall Allman, Claire Holt, Tania Raymonde, Justin Welborn, Eric Lange, Jason Marsden, Jenny Littleton, William McKinney

Director: Steve Taylor

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Michael O'SullivanWashington Post

    Without being parodistic, it manages to poke fun at the air of privilege and strenuous political correctness common to lefty, liberal arts schools, while retaining a certain affection for their heartfelt quirks. show more

  • 63
    Scott BowlesUSA Today

    Just earnest enough to blend its religious theme with a beer-chugging hero for a surprisingly contemporary look at faith. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Taylor's film is never boring, and it has some beautiful, thought-provoking moments. In a genre in which preaching to the choir seems to be the norm, this film is a welcome entry. show more

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