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God Willing

God Willing

I just watched the DVD version of God Willing (Italian: Se Dio vuole – with English subtitles) is a 2015 Italian comedy film directed by Edoardo Falcone. Here is the NON-USA Format: God Willing Here is the USA Format: God Willing I suggest – the less you know, the more fun it is. All I… Continue Reading

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Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!

The irony of going to the Coen Brothers’ movie Hail, Caesar! was that it was preceded by a trailer for a “religious” film coming out by Easter, Risen. The religiously-motivate Risen is about a Roman soldier, at the time of Christ, coming to terms with who Jesus is. I have been sorely disappointed with recent… Continue Reading

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Ruby Sparks – film review

Ruby Sparks – film review

Go and see the movie Ruby Sparks; if you appreciate reflecting on movies, using them as sermon illustrations, etc, or if you just enjoy a good film. Calvin [heavy theological hint?!] Weir-Fields has writer’s block a decade after writing a block-buster at age 19. His therapist encourages him to write about someone who likes his… Continue Reading

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Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Some Christian spirituality pointers from the movie ”We have nothing if not belief.” There are many lessons in the story, such as Lucy Pevensie’s desire to be different to who she is. [I thought Will Poulter as Eustace Scrubb was astonishing.] “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” C.S.… Continue Reading

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Is Christ God’s avatar?

Is Christ God’s avatar?

A week before Christmas, when Christians celebrate God’s incarnation in Christ, the 3D movie Avatar (warning: spoilers follow) took movie-going to a new level in a similar way that Star Wars did in 1977. Although there has been criticism of Avatar’s story content, and even Vatican panning of its spirituality, it is IMO worth drawing… Continue Reading

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Kingdom still coming

I have tried to keep visitors to this site up to date about developments on the life-of-Jesus movie Kingdom Come to be filmed in New Zealand. So little information appears to be available that I have had several emails of people seeking to act in the movie – even attaching a photograph purporting to show… Continue Reading

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Kingdom come update

Kingdom come update

Rumours that the New Zealand movie of Christ “Kingdom Come” is in trouble are claimed to be unfounded. The source of the rumours appears to have been a delay in the building of sets by Lake Benmore – New Zealand’s “Lake Galilee”. The sets are in a really good state down there and it’s not… Continue Reading

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