The Psalms

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I hope you enjoyed our series on films which contain that “feel good” feeling. Our emotions are important – we need to express them, explore them and sometimes allow them to lead us into action. So long as we’re never controlled by them. It’s said that the Psalms contain a whole variety of human emotions, […]

 

Nothing to Lose

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This film, although entertaining and gripping, gives plenty of room for thought as it portrays a very controversial figure. The journey to success of Brazilian bishop, Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, was not an easy one. He encountered opposition all along the way, from both church leaders and […]

 

Holiday in the Wild

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If you’re an animal lover and want to see a really charming film, then “Holiday in the Wild” is the film for you. My sister-in-law, Brenda, who is entranced by elephants, sponsors their care in Africa. After viewing this film, I can see why. It all starts when Kate arranges a second honeymoon in Zambia […]

 

The Great Debaters

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Racism regularly challenges us in our modern society but recently it has emerged with the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement. This prompts me to present a film, “The Great Debaters” as an example of a group of people who, despite beliefs to the contrary, demonstrated that black lives do, indeed, matter and that their lives are […]

 

End of the Spear

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If films of pioneers who risk their lives in the pursuit of a God given vision are your choice, you’ll love “At the End of the Spear”. As the title suggests, the journey taken by the five men, Jim Elliott, Nate Saint, Ed McCully, Pete Fleming and Roger Youderian was not for wimps. These men, […]

 

Sully

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On January the 15th 2009, the engines of a plane, piloted by Captain Sullenberger, known as “Sully”, were disabled by a flock of birds. Having only moments to make his decision, Sully glided the plane into the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all on board. Initially heralded as a hero, […]

 

Enough

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Here’s one for the girls! Jennifer Lopez, who plays Slim, gives an outstanding performance as the cheated and beaten wife who metes out justice in her own spectacular way. Based on the novel, “Black and Blue”, a New York Times bestseller, this film grips the viewer from start to its thrilling finish. Slim, a waitress […]

 

A Street Cat Named Bob

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This charming film, based on James Bowen’s book, is the true story of his friendship with a ginger cat. When James, a busker and a recovering drug addict, finds a wounded cat in his flat, little does he know how this ginger cat is going to change his life. Bob follows James wherever he goes […]