How rockin' can a band be when their leader is Fred Willard?
David Cornelius - DVDTalk.com
I loved the music. It's a good film.
Richard Roeper - Ebert & Roeper
This story of a vaguely Elvis-esque troublemaker who transforms the misfit gospel choir at a Baptist halfway house into a rockin' blues band could probably be screened at a real Baptist halfway house without controversy.
John Beifuss - Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Folks looking for unchallenging, uninspired easy-to-swallow 90 minutes of entertainment may find it here. Personally, I'd rather put on the soundtrack to Blues Brothers 2000.
Erik Childress - eFilmCritic.com