Tag Archives: Family

Warrior: Fight For Your Family (DVD Review)

At Hollywood Jesus, we’re doing a month-long look at our favorite Indie movies, and this one is one of the best! A story about love, family, forgiveness, and … MMA(?!), it takes our struggles and makes them physical as two brothers try … Continue reading

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The Journey So Far: Why I Am A Christian (1977-1995)

The Prologue: When my mother was pregnant with me, she experienced the anxiety of some mothers as they awaited the coming of their first child. Whether it was a physical fear or an emotional one isn’t clear to me, but … Continue reading

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Lilo & Stitch: Understanding Family

In almost every Walt Disney movie, there’s an individual who doesn’t belong, has been abandoned, or lost a parent. Somehow, they’re seeking to define their life based on those around them, because their ability to determine who they are based … Continue reading

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Escape From Planet Earth: Animated Brotherhood

Back in “the day,” if it wasn’t Disney, animated films weren’t that great. Then Paramount/Dreamworks got involved and Disney had some competition. But this latest animated flick, from Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment being released by the Weinstein Company, proves that there’s … Continue reading

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Fast & Furious: The Saga So Far

In 2001, Universal Pictures delivered the car-racing, screen-stealing action flick The Fast and the Furious, intent on launching the career of the pretty boy Paul Walker and continuing the upward trend of the gravelly-voiced hulk Vin Diesel. After a strange step away … Continue reading

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The Guilt Trip: Family Works (Sometimes)

I’m still waiting for Seth Rogen to be really, really funny again, like Knocked Up funny. But unlike The Green Hornet where he seemed to be trying too hard (and Christoph Waltz stole the show as good villains are inclined to do), … Continue reading

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Lincoln: A Second Look

Lincoln is easily my favorite president. Blending his speeches, his decision-making in the Emancipation Proclamation, and his tragic murder, the Lincoln mystique has always drawn me in. Turn all of that over to Daniel Day Lewis for a magical delivery … Continue reading

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