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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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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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The Stray – Movie Discussion

The Stray is a sweet, family-friendly movie based on a true story about a family and their dog. When Mitch suggests to his wife, Michelle, that they should get a dog, she reluctantly agrees that they can pray and ask … Continue reading

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Battle of the Sexes – Movie Discussion

I saw a preview of Steve Carrell as Bobby Riggs, hilariously “putting the show back in chauvinism” and Emma Stone as Billie Jean King good naturedly sassing him back—and I couldn’t wait to see it. I love true stories (as … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower – Movie Discussion

The Dark Tower is one of those movies that could prompt any number of deep discussions about spiritual matters. It’s full of rich metaphors and symbols and parallels, ripe for exploration and debate for those of us so inclined. Rather … Continue reading

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