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The Adjustment Bureau (2011) – AYJW095

Are we in control of our destinies? Does love really conquer all? The Adjustment Bureau’s cross genre high concept science fiction chick flick somehow manages to answer both questions . . . maybe.

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The 33 (2015) – AYJW053

The 33 is the inspirational true story about 33 miners rescued from a mine collapse in Chile, demonstrating faith, hope, and perseverance in real life drama.

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Beautiful Creatures (2013) — Initial Review

Don’t let the previews fool you. Beautiful Creatures has some interesting things to say if you can get past the stereotyping and “witchcraft.” Eve gives a quick review from a Christian worldview that just may surprise you.

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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,…

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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 discussion on the action-paced, science fiction thriller, I, Robot. Not based on the critically-acclaimed robot stories by Isaac Asimov (as the title would suggest), I, Robot…

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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 & Day” raises more discussion.

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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 destroy the world. We share our critical thinking on destiny, adoption, personal faith, global flood (again), condition of man, corruption, time, and even taxes!

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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. Also go back and listen to our first episode to get an overview of critical thinking.

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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, God, heroes, science and technology, and more.

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