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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Andy Singleterry
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
So, thumbs down for story, thumbs up for visuals and, unfortunately, a big thumbs down for spirituality...

If I Stay

Gary Ingle
If I Stay
After watching the trailer I was hopeful that If I Stay might explore complex issues like mortality and the will to live. These issues were definitely explored in the film, especially as its inevitable conclusion drew closer.

The Giver

Gary Ingle
The Giver
One of the most memorable shots for me was when Jonas’ duotone perspective was opened up ever so slightly after receiving a memory of the color red...

The Expendables 3

Kevin Nye
The Expendables 3
The movie paints this as camaraderie, and possibly even heroism: if I’ve lost too much or done too much evil, all I’m good for is to die among others like me or take a paycheck if I survive. This message is actually profoundly sad...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Elijah Davidson
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Watching movies like this, I often feel like the butt of the joke. It's okay. I don't mind. I like a good troop of clowns...

Alive Inside

Andy Singleterry
Alive Inside
Alive Inside does more than just report on this joyful phenomenon; it advocates for music as treatment...

Wish I Was Here

Elijah Davidson
Wish I Was Here
​Ultimately, WIsh I Was Here, if it is anything, is a genuine film. Earnestness practically drips off the screen...

Guardians of the Galaxy - Alternate Take 2

Gary Ingle
Guardians of the Galaxy - Alternate Take 2
Peter’s music is also a way for him to simply relax and enjoy life. This joyful attitude towards life is at the heart of Guardians of the Galaxy. I feel that the church could benefit from an infusion of this positive, relaxed attitude...

Calvary

Elijah Davidson
Calvary
I cannot imagine I will see a film this year that I will recommend more highly than Calvary,,.

Guardians of the Galaxy - Alternate Take

Elijah Davidson
Guardians of the Galaxy - Alternate Take
As soon as I walked into the theater, my Zero Dark Thirty experience came rushing back, and this contributed heavily to my experience of Guardians of the Galaxy in a way that both complimented and complicated the intentions of the film...
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