Feature of the Week

  • Pride (2014)

    This is such an inspiring movie that I hope you won’t miss it. Click the movie title to read my entire review.

    Pride (2014)
  • Men, Women, and Children (2014)

    I’m fascinated by this film about men, women and teens—more involved with social media than with each other. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.

    Men, Women, and Children (2014)
  • Kill the Messenger (2014)

    You’ll have a lot to discuss with friends after watching this film about a daring journalist whose life takes a dramatic turn. CLICK on the movie’s title to read my entire review.

    Kill the Messenger (2014)
  • October 2014 issue of Visual Parables

    The new issue of Visual Parables Journal is packed with faith-and-film study guides. CLICK ON the link to “The Store: Visual Parables Journal” to learn more.

    October 2014 issue of Visual Parables

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