Tag Archives: True Story

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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The Zookeeper’s Wife – Movie Discussion

The Zookeeper’s Wife is based on the true story of a Polish zookeeper, Jan, and his wife Antonina. It’s the story of their zoo and the animals and the people that they cared for during World War II. It’s a … Continue reading

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The Zookeeper’s Wife – Book Discussion

The movie, The Zookeeper’s Wife, will be out soon, so I rushed to read the book beforehand. (I have included a list of quotes from the book here—some are heartwarming and inspirational, others are more fact driven.) The story starts … Continue reading

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13 Hours – Movie Discussion and Letter of Thanks and Apology to all Military Personnel

I feel an unusual but very strong caution as I write this to tread lightly. Usually, I jump right into how a movie parallels some aspect of spiritual life but this time I feel that I would be wrong to … 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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Woman in Gold – Movie Discussion

Maria was a young Jewish woman who had to flee for her life to America when the Nazi’s invaded her homeland of Austria. Decades later, she had not forgotten the past, nor had she forgotten her rightful inheritance, her priceless … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Arm – Movie Discussion

Million Dollar Arm is the true story[1] of a sports agent, JB, who goes to the previously untapped market of India to scout new baseball pitching talent.  He finds two young athletes who have never before played baseball, brings them … Continue reading

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