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Captain Marvel – AYJW090

An artificial god, government control through indoctrination, an unjust war, and belief in an afterlife . . . all this and more in our discussion on Captain Marvel.

Christopher Robin – AYJW084

Christopher Robin’s healthy dose of nostalgia frames a story that explores how a change of perspective can change everything.

Ender’s Game (2013) – AYJW039

Ender’s Game is a complex story, and both media versions cover themes from bullying and group psychology to the price of both victory and defeat and the justification for war.

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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