Wilson: I want Christians to learn from the film it’s that it’s okay to show people who we are. All the characters in the film are fumbling their way through this walk of faith. If we tell the stories of how terribly we’re doing most of the time, that shows everyone why we all need Jesus. And in comedy, especially, you have to be vulnerable and show people messing up.
Several significant movies and one Welsh TV show drive this week’s available releases.
What makes this more than a curiosity is the story itself—a story that grew along with the actors—and the realistic view it has of family and the various forces that come to play in raising a child into adulthood.
In truth, even my kids found the movie to be a bit clichéd and predictable. However, it is occasionally funny, it does have some mildly exciting moments, and it does have a good heart. Formulaic though it may be, it’s still solid family entertainment.
I think Michel Gondry may be an acquired taste—and I’m beginning to get it. His imagination comes to the fore in Mood Indigo, a surrealistic romance/comedy/tragedy based on the French cult classic novel L’Écume des jours by Boris Vian.
As the couple plan their wedding, Nick finds out the army is shipping him off to Afghanistan the day after the marriage is to take place. Their very short honeymoon is complicated by a series of events which seem fated to keep them from consummating the marriage. “Why are you doing this to us?” Nick cries out to God in desperation.
Ryan Kavanaugh and Deborah Giarratana (Machine Gun Preacher) will produce the film alongside Walden Media. Tucker Tooley will serve as executive producer.
This morning on The View, Marvel announced a new THOR series, only Thor is not the male superhero we all know. A new Thor will be wielding Mjolnir and SHE not HE seems to be worthy.
The Round-up returns! Hell on Wheels, Orphan Black
A parable about class, and “enough,” this French graphic novel—translated by a Korean director and delivered by a motley crew of actors—provides an outstanding exploration and an entertaining ride that could lead to heaven… or hell.
It is the story of a young man’s love for surfing. It is the story of a faithful mother’s love for her son. It is the story of young men and women falling in love. And it is the story of persistent love of God.
Marvel Studios never just has a panel at Comic-Con, they put on a show. We expect nothing less this year, and also speculate on what else they will talk about.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is more than just a mindless summer blockbuster. Beneath its ground-breaking CGI-work and explosive action, this film offers an incredible portrait of a developing Cold War that is reminiscent of any number of global conflicts (past and present).
With Comic-Con two weeks away, details are now starting to come out on what to expect. 20th Century FOX has a two hour time slot Friday evening and are bringing some big stars with them.
In 2004, four undocumented Latino students from an Arizona high school traveled to California for an underwater robotics competition. The robotics club was basically started so the teachers involved could have fun with the kids after school. Their entry was made of PVC and whatever electronics they could afford.
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