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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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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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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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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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Gifted – Movie Discussion

Gifted is a rich gem of a movie with so many interesting angles I hardly know where to start. Mary is a math prodigy who lives with her uncle, Frank. She never knew her father and her mother died when … Continue reading

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Great Message for Girls in Beauty and the Beast

The message was there in the first rendition of the movie, but it wasn’t explicit. The creators of this newer version of Beauty and the Beast did parents of young girls at least one solid when they spelled it out … Continue reading

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Why is Beauty and the Beast so Timeless?

I mentioned here that Beauty and the Beast is “one of the most beloved Disney stories of all time. Cinderella may be more “classic” but is very much a girls’ movie. Beauty and the Beast appeals far more broadly to … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast’s Gay Moment

There was a bit of to do before the movie came out at the announcement of Disney’s first “exclusively gay moment” (read more here). Of course, no one knew what that would mean or just how explicit that moment would … Continue reading

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The Shack – Movie Discussion

I wrote an article a while back about the four types of people most likely to see a Christian movie. The thing about The Shack is that, while those four groups of people will see it, I believe it is … Continue reading

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