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About messyfaithreverberantgrace

I like canoeing, beaches, reading, movies, and talking with people about faith and God.

1917 And The Wages of War

THE SKINNY Story (from IMDb):April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a … Continue reading

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Knives Out and the Sliding Scale of Goodness

THE SKINNY Story (from IMDb): A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. Themes: family, keeping secrets, kindness, comparison between the beliefs we hold and how we put them in action (or don’t) Age Appropriateness: … Continue reading

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Cats CGI Tails, Tales, and Tolkien

On Christmas day, one of my family’s traditions is to see a movie together. The last couple years we have gone to see musical films. Two years ago, it was The Greatest Showman. Last year we saw the new Mary … Continue reading

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Crawl, Alligators, & True Fear

THE SKINNY Story (from IMDb): A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators. Themes: family, inner strength, dealing with … Continue reading

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Spider-Man Far From Home & Letting the Young be Young

THE SKINNY Story (from IMDb): Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame” (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Themes: finding one’s place and exploring what it looks like to grow … Continue reading

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Yesterday & The Consequences of Lying

THE SKINNY Story (from IMDb): A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. Themes: Normal Romantic Comedy “Will they/Won’t They” theme. Also … Continue reading

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Godzilla King of Monsters & Being Insignificant

THE SKINNY Story (from IMDb): The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. Themes: This movie looks at the … Continue reading

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