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Corpus Christi

Summary
Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation in a detention center. Although his criminal record prevents him from applying to the seminary, he has no intention of giving up his dream and decides to minister a small-town parish.
8.1
Great
Video - 8.4
Audio - 8.1
Movie - 8
Special Features - 8

Corpus Christi was an Oscar nominated foreign language film about prisoners discovers Christ. Well, it’s about one prisoner getting out of Super Juvie and then becoming a Priest. He drops sermons on the flock like he’s Whoopi Goldberg teaching private school kids how to get funky. That’s a Sister Act 2 reference, you cucks.

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What Jan Komasa does with this movie is highlight imposter syndrome by way of mild class warfare. Can a criminal rise through the Catholic Church to be accepted as a Priest? I mean petty criminal, not the kind of criminals that have favorite members of Menudo. The Jesus allegory is laid kind of thick, but it’s still an arthouse Euro movie.

I can see how the movie got nominated because it’s pretty novel. But, take it out of Poland and slap on a Savage Garden soundtrack and it’s every other Touchstone release from the 1992 to 2004. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, it’s just a reminder that Corpus Christi is indicative of a larger world becoming a little smaller.

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The Corpus Christi Blu-ray comes with a bonus short film and making-of featurette as the special features. The A/V Quality is on display in the screenshots and gallery. Honestly, I’ll put it to you all. I like talking about the movies more than going through the disc minutia. How’s about I build the points about the presentation into another part of the page? Sound good? It’s a plan.

Corpus Christi arrives from Film Movement on June 23rd

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Troy Anderson is the Owner/Editor-in-Chief of AndersonVision. He uses a crack team of unknown heroes to bring you the latest and greatest in Entertainment News.

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