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Here is a list of Film and TV shows that I have engaged with on this blog:

Batman V Superman: The death of god
*This post contains spoilers straight away Let’s start at the end of the film. The camera pans out from a
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Westworld and Our Inner Darkness
*Contains spoilers* In the new TV show Westworld, we are plunged into a fantasy world of infinite possibilities. We are
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GCP Post: Helping your kids engage with stories
I’ve written a blog post over at Gospel-Centred Parenting about helping your kids engage with stories. Here is a little
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What kind of world do we want to live in?
In the film Gattaca, we see a futuristic world of advance science and technology. It’s a world striving for perfection,
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5 Resources for hosting a film discussion
The first film discussion I ever went to was while I was involved in student ministry. It was during the
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Interstellar: The Story of Love
I think Interstellar might be one of my favourite films of all time. I’ve seen it three or four times
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The Economy of Time
“We are food for worms, lads! Because we’re only going to experience a limited number of springs, summers, and falls. One
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Ex Machina: A different kind of Eden
This post contains some spoilers. Ex Machina is a fascinating film that plunges its viewers into the world of man
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Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones
The world of Game of Thrones is a bleak, cold, dark arena. Most likeable characters are killed off too quickly
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Blue Jasmine & the Delusion of the Matrix
“It’s just an accident that we happen to be on earth, enjoying our silly little moments, distracting ourselves as often
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Inside Out & the Place of Sadness
*There are a few spoilers* In the film Inside Out we meet two emotions that seem totally opposed to one
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Jesus doesn’t marry a Princess
The glass slipper lies idly on the cold stony steps waiting to be held. The voiceless beauty awaits a true
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My Thoughts on the Film Noah
 It has been a rather interesting few years for the rise of biblical stories on the big screen. We have
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Top 5 Films Watched in 2014
To accompany my Top 5 Books Read in 2014, I thought I would also share with you my top 5
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Her: The Virtual Romance
You can’t escape the virtual world, we are all plugged in, connected and online. Yet we are in the early
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Prometheus: A Cold Creator
In the opening scene of Prometheus we meet our creator and the origins of life on earth begin to unfold
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Everyone Needs a Hero
“Superheroes were born in the minds of people desperate to be rescued.” ― Jodi Picoult, The Tenth Circle We love
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Echoes of the Gospel
Tolkien writes in his essay “On Fairie Stories”: The Gospels contain a fairystory, or a story of a larger kind
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Downton Abbey and Keeping up Appearances
I really enjoy watching Downton Abbey, there is just something about the characters that are likeable and they have a
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Frozen: True Love
When I was a kid watching Disney films was a real treat. I grew up with the magic of Lion
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Ender’s Game: Loving the Enemy
“In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very
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Dexter and the Problem of Evil
In the TV show Dexter, the main character is a unique man, by day he works for the police as
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The Man Upstairs in the Lego Movie
Last week my husband and I went to the cinema and watched the Lego movie. And everything was awesome… To
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The Desire for Beauty
Apple is celebrating 30 years of making Apple products, from Macs to ipods, iphones and Ipads. The video of this is
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Time Travel and Second Chances
Imagine if you could have a second chance at life? A chance to go back and change the mistakes you
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The Truman Show: Freedom Outside the Cage
Recently I watched the Truman show on Film 4 and I was struck by how much it was telling me
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Disney and the Messages it Sends
I grew up on Disney. The moving drawings, the damsel in distress, the out of the blue songs that make
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