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I, Robot, Part – AYJW016

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a regular episode, but we hope you’ve enjoyed our long run of Initial Reaction episodes this summer. We bring you a critical-thinking...

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Initial Reactions 12: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Inception

Daniel and Eve share brief initial reactions to The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Inception. Both movies contain enough content that we'd love to critique them in greater depth once they...

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Initial Reactions 11: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Our roving cohost, Chris Jones, joins Eve Franklin in the studio, without Daniel Lewis, to discuss the highly anticipated (at least by a high percentage of the female population)...

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Initial Reactions 10: Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 continues Pixar's fantastic story-telling after Toy Story and Toy Story 2. Friendship, trust, working together, and unresolved bitterness are strong themes. But the animated short "Night...

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Initial Reactions 9: The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid remake was entertaining and clean. We still have some initial reactions along with some critical thinking to help you when you view it.

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Initial Reactions 8: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time follows an adventurous prince who teams up with a rival princess to stop an angry ruler from unleashing a sandstorm that could...

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Ice Age, Part 2 – AYJW015

We're back to finish our discussion on the entertaining, computer-animated film, Ice Age. If you missed the first part of our discussion, please go back and listen to it....

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Initial Reactions 7: Iron Man 2

A hit, action-packed sequel to Iron Man brings not only twice the Iron Men and twice the women, but also raises plenty of questions on pleasure, legacy, world peace,...

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Ice Age, Part 1 – AYJW014

After just coming out of our seasonal ice age, we bring to you a critical-thinking analysis of the fun, animated movie, Ice Age. In this first part, we discuss...

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Initial Reactions 6: Alice in Wonderland

Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland is loosely based on Lewis Carroll's classic stories. We discuss it from a class and timeless Biblical perspective. This episode does contain spoilers.

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Initial Reactions 5: Avatar

Avatar‘s Pandora is a beautiful world. But underneath the overly familiar story lay philosophies of environmentalism, spiritualism, and more. Be warned that this (late) initial reactions does contain spoilers.

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The Sixth Sense, Part 2 – AYJW013

Is there a spiritual realm? Can dead people affect us? What can dead people do? What's after death? How can we protect ourselves? And more in our discussion.

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The Sixth Sense, Part 1 – AYJW012

M.Night Shyamalan's classic thriller, The Sixth Sense. Our discussion topics in part 1 include family, marriage, work, some of the characters, and the church's involvement.

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Initial Reactions 4: New Moon

The movie edition of Stephenie Meyer's second book in the Twilight Saga, New Moon, raises issues on growing old, damnation, souls, and trusting people.

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Dollhouse, Part 2 – AYJW011

In this, our second half of the discussion on Dollhouse, we discuss if a Christian can be an active, and if an active could be saved and become a...

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