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Honk for Jesus: In a disgraced megachurch, “Save Your Soul” finds grim satire.

Honk for Jesus save your soul review: A movie was made from a short video, “For Jesus, honk. When it comes to premises, Protect Your Soul “shows indications of the magnification process’s strain. In terms of the collection plate, it feels a touch light.” Major performances by Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall as the disgraced pastor and his wife, who are desperately attempting to make a comeback, are what make this dark comedy surprisingly entertaining.

Pastor Childs, are the claims accurate? The question is posed to Brown’s Pastor Lee-Curtis Childs early on, but for the majority of the film, the intricacies of the controversy are purposely left unexplored.

The pastor’s unwavering optimism and that of his wife, Trinitie (Hall), are evident as they attempt to reconstruct their once-vibrant Atlanta megachurch in anticipation of a triumphant reopening on Easter.

“Honk for Jesus” starred Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown. Protect Your Soul.

Although there are enough uncomfortable times that they regularly find themselves speaking directly to the unseen cameras. The Childs have also asked a documentary crew to tag along, fly-on-the-wall style, as they go about the procedure, in what appears to be an act of arrogance. 
Although it serves the objective of requiring Brown and Hall to maintain their smiles plastered on their faces, writer-director Adamma Ebo, who produced the movie alongside her twin sister Adanne, the stars, Daniel Kaluuya, and Jordan Peele, might have done without that device in this format.

While they watch their kingdom crumble, tension simmers just below the polished surface. 
They eventually turn to roadside preaching amid mentions of “the settlement” paid out to those who were incorrect, showing just how low the mighty have gone. They also observe their members leaving for a different church led by a younger couple (Nicole Beharie and Conphidance), who don’t do a very good job of hiding their desire to profit from their rivals’ suffering, which the former refers to as a “landfill of a scenario.” 
Honk for Jesus, which had its debut at the Sundance Film Festival, definitely includes criticism about the transactional nature of some religious organizations baked into the concept by displaying Pastor Childs’ showy attire and pricey shoes as proof of those who make money from their flocks.

While focusing on the main couple’s hardships and, to paraphrase a song’s term. The lengths Trinitie will go to defend her lover, the film’s greater topic feels undercooked.

In that aspect, the picture provides a solid showcase for Brown and Hall. As well as establishing Ebo as a talent to watch, if not one who completely delivers in this context. 
“I am not a flawless man,” Pastor Childs says at one point. 
“Honk for Jesus” isn’t a perfect film, but it is entertaining, so give it credit for that. 
Honk for Jesus. On September 2, “Protect Your Soul” opens in theaters and at Peacock. The score is R.