Tag Archives: Movie Discussion

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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A Monster Calls-Movie Discussion

I discussed the book here, before the movie came out, focusing on the hard truth Connor has to tell—that as much as he doesn’t want to lose his mom to cancer, he also wants and end to the pain—and in … Continue reading

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Joy – Movie Discussion

She didn’t know any of this would happen as she walked down the street that day. In the movie Joy, a man named Neil, explaining the power of sales and television and the history of his empire to Joy, makes … Continue reading

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When You Lose your Costume and Have only a Ridiculous Undershirt

I wrote this discussion of The Walk, comparing Philippe Petit’s life to a life of faith. I wanted to add something. Philippe lost his costume as he was getting ready to step out on the wire and he was furious. … Continue reading

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A Few Links to Movie Reviews

I got these posted on the Shepherd Project website, but realized they didn’t make it to the blog… so, better late than never!  Here are the links….  Connecting faith and culture! Big Eyes Big Hero 6 Interstellar The Good Lie

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Annie – A How To Movie Review

I am often asked, “How do you do that? How do you find meaning and spiritual parallels in movies?” There isn’t a formula, and the answer is as varied as the movies I see, but Annie presents an interesting “teaching” … Continue reading

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7 Topics Worthy of Discussion from Into the Woods

There are a few things you need to know before you go. It’s not for kids…in case you haven’t heard yet. And it’s a musical. That being said, it’s clever. Dare I even say brilliant? The writer in me was … Continue reading

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Perspective is Everything/Non-Stop Discussion

I just wrote a post at Shepherd Project about perspective, perception and guarding your mind… stemming from a review of Non-Stop.   You can read it here!

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Movie Discussion

These movie discussions are intended to help you connect your Christian faith to the modern world by: 1.  Helping you learn to see echoes of redemptive truth all around you. 2. Challenging you to help other Christians see that their relationship with Jesus cannot be … Continue reading

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Frozen – Movie Discussion

  This is also posted at http://www.shepherdproject.com.   It’s a movie about sisters, about real love, about fear, about hiding and suppressing who we are, about conformity and honesty… tied together with a hilarious snowman named Olaf… and it’s fantastic!  … Continue reading

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