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Avengers: Endgame – AYJW092

Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly of Avengers: Endgame, along with a Christian worldview discussion on sacrifice, family, and god-complexes.

Rogue One – AYJW065

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story contains multiple testimonies to rebellion. Eve and Tim discuss what drives us to rebel and disagree on how that applies to Christians.

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.

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 the science and philosophy surrounding the Roland Emmerich version of a global catastrophe presented in the ridiculous but entertaining movie 2012.

Initial Reactions 14: Tron: Legacy

You should watch the 1982 Tron first, and we build on our review of that movie with many new philosophies and required Critical Thinking for Tron: Legacy.

Initial Reactions 13: Tangled

Disney returns to it’s classic-style with it’s fiftieth feature-length cartoon Tangled, a computer-animated film based on the classic German fairytale of Rapunzel complete with Disney’s musical animations, which families have known for years. Tangled is adventurous, romantic, and a lot of fun to watch, and also raises a few discussion points on magic, eternal life, rebellion, the world, dreams, fate, and the power of love.

Secretariat (2010, movie review)

Reciting from the book of Job, playing “Oh Happy Day,” and employing double meanings to the word “race,” Secretariat attempts to be much more than a predictable movie about a housewife with guts and a very special racehorse. In some ways it even succeeds. Eve Franklin previewed Secretariat and shares her critical thinking.

Read the family-friendliness rating and review of Secretariat from Focus on the Family’s PluggedIn.

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I, Robot, Part 2 – AYJW017

We’ve returned to the studio to record the second part of our discussion on the action-packed, sci fi thriller, I, Robot. (Though actually we never left the studio after recording the first discussion.  If you sent us feedback after hearing the first part of this discussion, we’ll be sure to discuss in some future episode, but we didn’t get it before recording this segment.)

When you hear this in the feed, it’s very likely that Daniel is getting married, or is on his honeymoon.  So congratulations to the happy couple.

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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) sequel to Twilight and New Moon: Eclipse.

The Twilight Saga: Spiritual Truths, Part 2

Perhaps the easiest spiritual analogy to draw from the The Twilight Saga is the concept of eternal love. Throughout the four-book story from Bella’s almost continuous perspective, Bella shows how completely unworthy she feels of Edward’s love.

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.

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 Christian. You don’t want to miss this controversial topic!