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Anyone seen Courageous yet???

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  1. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Saw it over the weekend. Decent flick. Good story, some bad dialog and the cast is all local folk, not "real" actors.

    We watched it as a family. Good time for us.

    But after 2/3 of the movie, I made an observation that the makers of the film probably NEVER noticed. Ever. It's just a built-in assumption they made.

    Here it is: Except for 10 seconds of one scene, EVERY criminal was black. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM. :rofl:

    Nice job, Hot-lanta-ans. (Oh, but they did have one black cop and one legal Mexican immigrant - :rofl: )

    That just struck me funny. But if you are a dad, a good flick to watch and make you think of how YOU are parenting.
     
  2. ryanm

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    Hey, Javier! I'm not paying you to stand in the street!
    Me?

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    I'm going to have a chicken sandwich... and a lemonade. And maybe some waffle fries!
     

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    I've been meaning to watch this film. Same actor that acted in the movie, "Facing the Giants."
     
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    seems truthful to me
     
  5. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Y un la Limonadaaaaaaaaa!!!!! :rofl: We are STILL using that line around the house. Javier was a riot. But he made a pretty preppy gangster. LOL
     
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    If you liked "Courageous", then you should also rent "Fireproof". Another movie with good family values that will also make you think. It has a couple of the same actors in it.
     
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    Loved the movie. Saw it in theater and then our church purchased the "group viewing" license so we watched it at church Sunday night. While the Kendricks are still lagging behind on their acting skills, they're definitely making an improvement. The action scenes were actually pretty good...except for the obvious blank firing adapter that makes a showing during the last scene... ;-)
     
  8. Fumble

    Fumble RIP Poom . . .

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    Except the one caught stealing drugs. And that storyline took longer that 10 seconds to play out.
     
  9. frank4570

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    I thought that was specifically a christian movie. Am I wrong on that?
     
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    They both are to an extent. Make by the same people.

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    yep - really makes you stop and think . . . . . . but i got a little more than that . . .
     
  12. Marc1956

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    Yes, I think that both of them are produced with a lean toward "Christians" but what struck me about both of them is that, regardless of the acting, I think it is important that a filmmaker would make a film showing people trying to improve their lives (and the lives of others) through a process that is bolstered by their faith. I think that a non-Christian would also enjoy it due to the strong family values it tries to support and encourage. I also watched "Seven Days in Utopia" and while it was alright, I was less impressed. Not that I'm a film critic or anything! Watch them and report back! :wavey:
     
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    I think the director of "Seven Days In Utopia" is a high school student from Cody, Wyoming... a town about an hour from me. HH
     
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    Watch it at the theater, bought the DVD as well. Really enjoyed it.
     
  15. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Oh schnap! I forgot that guy. I was talking about the 10seconds before they put the 'banger in the car with Snake King.
     
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    I saw it a couple months ago, great movie. Our men's ministry did a study on it.
     
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    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    Terrible movie, very boring.


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  18. puckhead

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    Then you watched it for the wrong reasons.
     
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    Very good movie with a great message! Our church group watched it and then we bought it as a family.
     
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    Calico Jack NO QUARTER

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    Sherwood Pictures of Sherwood Baptist church is who makes it. This was their fourth movie (Flywheel, Facing the Giants, and Fireproof were the first three).