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42 (2013) and Red Tails (2012) – AYJW036

Eve Franklin explores racism in the historical context of 42 (still in theaters) and last year’s almost overlooked gem Red Tails, and the Christian content in both movies.

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Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) – AYJW035

Fee, Fye, Foe, Fum! This remix of the “Jack and the Beanstalk” folktale is adventurous and reminds us of Biblical accounts, man’s pursuit of God, and the danger of...

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Knowing – AYJW034

If you found out you (and everyone else) were going to die tomorrow, what would you do? What would you think? Where would you put your faith? Eve Franklin...

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2012 – AYJW033

Are you ready for the end of the world? Before the world ends on December 21, 2012, Eve Franklin takes time out of her last minute preparations to explore...

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The Dark Knight Rises – AYJW032

Christopher Nolan’s finale to his Batman series is remorseful and fatalistic, but raises questions of trust, fear of death, messianic connections, and more. Get your Christian critical thinking on...

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Brave (2012), fate and destiny – AYJW031

Brave is a great family movie that raises questions of fate and destiny. We share a biblical perspective with the challenging questions of predestination.

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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) – AYJW030

The Amazing Spider-man is an action-packed fun ride for fans of the Marvel comics superhero. Eve Franklin and Chris Jones examine the morality and pseudo-science of this blockbuster from...

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Footloose (2011) – AYJW029

Footloose (2011) earns its PG-13 rating. There is violence and sexually suggestive behavior, lots of bare skin, drugs and drinking, and a lot of foul language. The movie also...

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Thor – AYJW028

Thor is clean and filled with action. It has a somewhat moral message and makes us rethink certain mythologies. But opens discussions on heaven, science and magic, redemptions, and...

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Courageous (2011) – AYJW027

Short but simple, go see Courageous! This newest movie from Sherwood Pictures (makers of Fireproof) will challenge fathers and still entertain many.

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Moneyball (2011) – AYJW026

Moneyball was not a heavy-hitter against critical thinking, but it does open up conversations for grace, morals, and goals.

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Dolphin Tale (2011) – AYJW025

Dolphin Tale is another family-friendly movie from the makers of Blind Side. It brings discussion of tragedy, mythology, and following a path.

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Contagion (2011) – AYJW024

Contagion is not the first or last virus movie. But it does raise questions of morality, evolution, and—what else?—the end of humanity.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 – AYJW023

J.K. Rowling’s series has at last come to a close and the latest Harry Potter movie has been in theaters for a while, but there’s always time for some...

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The Help (2011) – AYJW022

The Help was a beautiful movie that will make you angry, laugh, and maybe even cry. But listen to our podcast review to get The Help to think critically.

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