Author Archives: StaceyTuttle

The Man Who Invented Christmas – Movie Discussion

The Man Who Invented Christmas is the charmingly told backstory of Charles Dickens and how he came to write A Christmas Carol. Thematically, as you would expect, it overlaps greatly with A Christmas Carol—forgiveness, caring for the poor/generosity, forgiveness, love, … Continue reading

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Coco – Movie Discussion

Curses and blessings—Coco centers around curses and blessings as much as it centers around family and aspirations (specifically aspirations for a musical career). Given that, it’s not hard to see how the movie can provide some rich opportunity for good … Continue reading

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Murder on the Orient Express – Movie Discussion

**Spoiler Alert** While the movie is, on the surface, a murder mystery, at a deeper level it’s really about the growth (or perhaps “changing perspective” is more on point) of the main character, Hercule Poirot. He is a man of … Continue reading

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Wonder – Movie Discussion

Maybe if we knew what everyone was thinking we’d know they’re not so ordinary and we all deserve a standing ovation once in our lives. – Auggie Wonder is a one of those rare, truly-good-for-the-whole-family movies. Not only is it … Continue reading

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The Star – Movie Discussion

The Star follows the familiar advent story except it does so through a different (and fun but fictional) perspective—that of the donkey who carried the pregnant Mary on his back into Jerusalem. Here are 10 lessons (with discussion questions) we … Continue reading

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Marshall – Movie

The Lord commanded Moses to solicit his brother’s help. While Marshall is the story of Thurgood Marshall and his beginnings with the NAACP in a career-defining case, it’s the story of his reluctant recruit, Sam Friedman, that I found particularly … Continue reading

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Thor: Ragnarok

This latest Thor movie is a ton of fun and lighthearted laughs (but thankfully not the raunchy kind that are so popular today). It was really delightful! It also covers a lot of ground, especially in regards to topics for … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Courageous

Deuteronomy 31:6, as God clearly intended it!  🙂  Enjoy!

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Same Kind of Different as Me – Movie Discussion

Same Kind of Different As Me is based on the wonderful book/inspiring true story by the same name. It’s worth both reading AND seeing. (Don’t miss their second book, What Difference Do It Make, either!) It’s the life-stories of two … Continue reading

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Victoria and Abdul – Movie Discussion

Victoria and Abdul is the somewhat true story of the friendship between Queen Victoria and a commoner from India, who became her closest friend and advisor…and in many respects was as a son to her. It was touching and humorous … Continue reading

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