Tag Archives: Christian Movie Review

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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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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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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LEGO Ninjago – Movie Discussion

Like the first LEGO movie, Ninjago returns to theme of fathers and sons. In the first movie, the son portrays his father as evil because they don’t know how to see eye to eye, but they are both good people … Continue reading

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The Mountain Between Us – Movie Discussion

When Alex and Ben, two strangers, charter a plane and the pilot dies mid-flight, they find themselves lost in miles of snowy, mountain wilderness. Alex is injured. No one knows where they are. All means of communication are destroyed. Their … Continue reading

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