Category Archives: Keep it Reel

Keep it Reel: Wreck it Ralph

On the surface of it, Wreck it Ralph is a film about gaming – as seen from the inside. Who knew that ‘retro’ was just a term for being old – but cool with it. From within, though, we discover … Continue reading

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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: The Princess and the Frog

This is not a fairytale, yet another Disney princess story, a romantic dream come true of ‘happily ever after’: this is a much darker story of temptation, and what happens when we give into it. Which also makes it the … 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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