Film Friday

Film Friday

A weekly Movie Moment that brings the Bible to life.

Treasure

The film Treasure is about an American journalist, Ruth, and her father Edek who comes from Poland. Together they return to his homeland to visit places of his youth and …

Father Stu – Crises and Encounter

The film Father Stu is about an amateur boxer Stuart Long, who is a tough talking, hard drinking guy who falls in love with a young woman Carmen, and then …

Before Dawn – Each Life Recognised

This film tells the fictional tale of young Australian Jim Collins, who goes from the peace and the beauty of the outback of Western Australia to the grim battlefields of …

Paddington in Peru & Muddling Through

The third Paddington film is due out in November this year, but you can watch the new trailer for it on YouTube and in it we find Paddington in a …

Heat – Power and humility

Heat is a cops and robbers movie, but its most famous for the meeting in a diner of cop Vincent and robber Neil. And this is not so much famous …

Marvellous: The best signing

This film tells the wonderful and inspiring true story of Neil Baldwin, who, in spite of being diagnosed with learning difficulties at a young age, dedicated himself to becoming a …

The Fall Guy – Thumbs Up?

Colt Seavers gets blown up, smashed through a windscreen, and hurled off a building. But that’s all in a day’s work for him, he’s a stunt man, and one of …

Lost in Translation: Strangers Adrift

Bob, a bored and fading movie star is in Tokyo to shoot a commercial. He is overwhelmed by the difference in culture, and before long befriends Charlotte, a young American …

Jaws & Jonah

One of the most well-known lines from the film Jaws is this one – ‘You’re going to need a bigger boat’. It’s a great line about not having enough resources. …

The Zone of Interest

This film is set in the house and grounds of the Commandant of Auschwitz, during World War Two. Though the house sits right alongside the camp we never see the …

Back to Black

In the film Back to Black, the biopic of Amy Winehouse, the character of Amy says several times that it is not about the money. It’s about the music. And …

Mean Girls

The film Mean Girls began life as book, not a work of fiction, but a factual book – Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and …

Reality and Parables

The film Mean Girls began life as book, not a work of fiction, but a factual book – Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities …

The Holdovers & Hope

It’s the Christmas holidays at an elite New England boarding school, there is snow everywhere, and the boys are going home for the celebrations. All of them that is, except …

Argylle – Thinking about the best things

In the film Argylle, Elly is an author who has written a series of successful and popular novels around her super spy Argylle. However, little by little the actions she has …

Integrity and Grace – Wicked Little Letters

Based on a true story set in the 1920s, Wicked Little Letters is about Edith who starts receiving anonymous, highly-offensive letters, and so she accuses her sweary next door neighbour …

The Messenger & The Message

The film One Love is a biopic about Jamaican singer Bob Marley, and in one scene, when Bob is thinking about returning to Jamaica to play a concert to inspire peace …

History

There is a significant moment in the film Raiders of the Lost Ark when Indiana Jones is trying to get hold of the Ark of the Covenant, but is unable …

The Colour Purple

The musical film of Alice Walker’s book tells the story of a group of young, black women in the early 20th century in rural Georgia in the American south. They …

Roman Holiday – Friendship and Formality

In the classic film Roman Holiday Princess Ann is bored, and so she escapes from her guardians in the palace. She slips out wearing ordinary clothes, into the city of …