Category Archives: Movies

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – Movie Discussion

Valerian is an action movie, a love story, a political commentary, a creative, science-fiction wonder… It’s a lot of things, and it’s a lot of fun with some good messages underneath it all. The action movie / political statement: Laureline … Continue reading

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Dunkirk – Movie Discussion

Dunkirk is one of those movies which, if I was to comment on all of the rich spiritual parallels I saw, I could write a small novel. It’s tempting, but I’ll spare you. I’ll get you started with a few … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 3 – Movie Discussion

    Rather than discuss the whole movie, I want to focus on a particular scene this time. Sweet little Agnes, the youngest of Gru’s girls, loves unicorns. And she wants to see a real one. A man tells her … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Homecoming – Movie Discussion

The Spider Man franchise faithfully delivers, once again, a movie that is both fun and full of good, inspirational messages. This new Peter Parker is a bit more fun and less burdened than some of his predecessors (notably the Tobey … Continue reading

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Cars 3 – Movie Discussion

**Spoiler Alert ** I always wonder who the Cars movies are really written for…adults or kids. They’re cute and animated and entertaining for kids, to be sure, but the themes…they always hit me between the eyes—and this one made me … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman – Movie Discussion

Some movies are harder for me to write about because I’m literally overwhelmed with all that I could say, all the connections I see between the story they tell and Biblical truths. Wonder Woman is such a one. There has … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Movie Discussion

What is it about Jack Sparrow that makes him, pathetic as he is, so loveable?! He’s a pirate, a drunk, a womanizer. He’s lazy and lacks character. And yet, for all his shortcomings, he surprises you. His men love him, … Continue reading

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Everything, Everything – Movie Discussion

In so many ways, Everything, Everything is the same story as The Space Between Us, but with the roles reversed. You have a girl who has basically never entered the world for health reasons. She falls in love online (texting, … Continue reading

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The Promise – Movie Discussion

I am loathe to see a movie that is centered around an affair, and The Promise certainly is. On the other hand, I decided to see this one because it is also about the genocide of Armenians (who were generally … Continue reading

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The Case for Christ – Movie Discussion

Many believers will have heard the story of Lee Strobel’s journey to Christianity—how he set out to disprove God, angry that his wife had become a Christian; how he became a Christian after a two-year long journey researching the evidence … Continue reading

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