Category Archives: Cinematic theology

Keep it Reel: The Croods

 Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but be an example for the believers in your speech, your conduct, your love, faith, and purity. 1 Timothy 4:12   Eep is a teenage girl like every … Continue reading

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Keep it Reel:Trolls

Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 What does it mean to be happy? For the all singing, all dancing, multicoloured, glittery, cupcake pooping Trolls it is simply who they are: … Continue reading

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Keep it Reel: Kung Fu Panda

Po does not look like your traditional martial arts expert, and certainly not like the honoured Dragon Warrior, and yet somehow he ends up being ‘anointed’ as the one. The day has come for the new Dragon Warrior to be … Continue reading

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Keep it Reel: Nativity

For our last film night of the year, there was really only one choice: Nativity! Much of this film was improvised by the children, and as a mum struggling once more to provide the correct costumes for school Christmas productions … Continue reading

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Keep it Reel: Hotel Transylvania

There wasn’t really any other choice with All Hallow’s Eve being just a day away! This is the film in which Dracula watches his worst fears become reality. The safehaven he had created for monsters like himself, persecuted for centuries … Continue reading

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Keep it Reel: Home

During the Easter holidays I took my daughters to see Home. We laughed a lot as the alien Oh discovered all that life on earth could offer – you might say ‘life in all its fullness’ – the promise that … Continue reading

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Why are we all so ‘Frozen’?

One of my family’s favourite films is Disney’s Frozen. We all have different reasons – I love the resurrection moment at the end, my 6 year old loves Olaf, my 8 year old has started to speak like Anna ‘wait, what?’, … Continue reading

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