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 a Christian worldview.
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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 shows rebellious behavior on the part of teens, and teens back talking adults.
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 more.
Short but simple, go see Courageous! This newest movie from Sherwood Pictures (makers of Fireproof) will challenge fathers and still entertain many.
Moneyball was not a heavy-hitter against critical thinking, but it does open up conversations for grace, morals, and goals.
Dolphin Tale is another family-friendly movie from the makers of Blind Side. It brings discussion of tragedy, mythology, and following a path.
Contagion is not the first or last virus movie. But it does raise questions of morality, evolution, and—what else?—the end of humanity.
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 critical thinking!
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.
The all-American hero from Marvel was chosen because of his inner strength and compassion. But what does Captain America really say?