Tag: Christian Movie

Tanner Reviews God’s Not Dead 2

God's_Not_Dead_2_posterYou know, I have to give it to the people who go out to theaters and record these movies for the sole purpose of putting them up on the internet. It takes a certain kind of person to go to every single one of these movies, film them, and then throw them up for the sake of who knows what. Especially since there is a lot of crap out there that are only out there for people who want their beliefs reaffirmed to them and people like me who suffers for an internet community so that they don’t have to. I actually had to look up God’s Not Dead 2 because there was no way I was going to be paying money for that. I had to look it up on my browser, watch it, and then know that; yes, things can in fact get worse after the first movie.

God’s Not Dead 2 is the story of Grace Wesley (Melissa Joan Hart). She is a teacher at a high school and lands herself in some hot water after one of her students asks her a question about Jesus in a history class and she answers it. This, of course, gets blown completely out of proportions and suddenly the evil entity known as the American Civil Liberties Union shows up to sue Grace stating that they will prove once and for all that God is Dead! The rest of the movie is the story of the court room trial. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews God’s Not Dead 2”

Tanner Reviews War Room

WarRoomMoviePosterA string of movies that have avoided my eye in recent years has been the wave of Christian movies that have been coming out since 2013. Typically speaking, I avoid these movies due to the fact that I hate preachy holier than thou stories that are made only for people within the Christian community to cheer while everyone else just scratches their heads. This wave of movies from people like the Kendrick Brothers and movies produced by Pure Flix are straw man movies through and through. They are not meant to tell a compelling story or even to paint Christianity in a humanizing or desirable light. They are movies that simply state that Christianity is great, everything else is evil, and here is our proof as to why this is the case. So naturally, those who associate themselves within these communities eat it up while the rest of us just pass on them as being movies that simply are not made for us. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews War Room”