Category: Movie Reviews

Faith-Based Movie Review Index

Run the Race Run the Race is the story of two teenage boys who are able to overcome the loss of their mother to cancer and abandonment by their father. Boy Erased Boy Erased is based on the true story of a teenage boy…

Run the Race

Even many of the most committed Christians sometimes have doubts. When life seems to be a series of negative encounters rather than the joy filled life we all desire, it is a natural response to turn to God and ask why.  The truth is,…

Boy Erased

Not everything found in the Bible applies precisely to the world we live in today.  Some things need to be understood as proclamations for the time in which they were written.  Of course, there are many who will not agree with that point of…

Indivisible

When soldiers go off to war and come face-to-face with life and death situations on a daily basis, their lives are changed forever.  What often gets overlooked is the emotional toll their service takes on the lives of family members left behind.  The film…

Captive

Movies made from true life stories often are nothing more than dramatized history.  Not so with Captive.  This is an honest depiction of two lives traveling in different directions that collide into one night of unexpected transformation.  Captive is not dramatized history, it’s a…

The Unmiracle

God is weaving us all together in complex ways that often go unnoticed.  Every event in our life has the potential to impact another life which can in turn impact another.  Sometimes these connections are seen and other times they go by lost in…

Saved by Grace

Tragedy can push us into making irrational choices that we regret years later.  Lives can be turned around and destroyed by tragedy.  Such is the case with a police officer named Rick, who is the victim of a home invasion that ends the life…

The Masked Saint

The Masked Saint was adapted from a book of the same name that is loosely based on the life of a pro wrestler who left a ten year career to become a pastor. I have not read the book, nor do I know how…

Until Forever

It’s not easy to make an upbeat film about tragedy.  It’s not easy to drive home a positive faith message in the face of difficult life challenges; Until Forever accomplishes both.  Faith-based films are at their best when they are willing to confront the…

The Fight Within

It’s always refreshing when you find a faith-based film that travels in a unique direction.  “The Fight Within” mixes the tough and gritty world of MMA fighting with the everyday struggle we all face, overcoming our demons.  Some of us are more in a…

If You’re Gone

Lillian White, a teenager in an American small town, has fallen in love with Brad Lee, a boy a year older, that she didn’t care much for initially.  In his younger years, Brad was hanging out with the wrong crowd, but once he found…