Category: Movie Reviews

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…

Steps of Faith

Faith Huston is a young woman working as an accountant and still living at home along with one younger sister.  Faith’s mother, father, and younger sister are all regular church goers, but Faith is a once-a-month participant.  For that reason, they are surprised when…

Lost Kites

A group of young filmmakers who, during their travels, witness the plight of children separated from their family, decided to set out on a two year journey to discover the best way to help these children which they call the “lost kites.”  There are…

Silence

This is the story of two Jesuit priests from Portugal who travel to Japan in 1670 to find their mentor, another Jesuit priest who went to Japan to spread the gospel and is now rumored to have renounced the faith.  The two younger priests,…

Faith-Based Movie Review Index

Steps of Faith A light-hearted drama that mixes comedy with a serious story about a young woman trying to find herself and God’s plan for her life. Lost Kites A group of young filmmakers set out on a two year journey to discover the…

Revive Us

This was a live broadcast, hosted by actor Kirk Cameron, presented in theaters across America previous to the 2016 presidential election.  The goal was to revive the faith-filled roots of America and encourage people of faith to vote.  It is reported that 25 million…

Gifted Hands

“Gifted Hands,” is the true story of renown pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson.  Dr. Carson’s early life begins in Detroit, Michigan where he struggled in elementary school until his mother realized he needed to wear glasses.  The glasses improved his grades but he still…

Midnight Clear

“Midnight Clear” is a story about five different people all struggling emotionally for various reasons on Christmas Eve.  Lefty is an alcoholic who has just lost his job.  He also got kicked out of his house for not paying rent and is living in…