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  • American Chaos

    American Chaos

    ★★★½

    "AMERICAN CHAOS may not be the most incisive political documentary, but perhaps that is to its credit. With so many taking hardline political stances, James Stern’s attempt at injecting some compassion into the proceedings is a welcome relief, even if it does feel a bit soft at times."

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  • Unbroken: Path to Redemption

    Unbroken: Path to Redemption

    ★★★

    "This is most certainly a story worth telling. We are inundated with tales of heroism and survival in film, but we rarely see the unfortunate aftermath. There is often a sad cost to such exploits, and to ignore it is to cheapen the sacrifice made by those we revere. I was excited that Pure Flix chose to tell this story, but was also a little concerned that they wouldn’t have the spine to steer fully into the ugliness of it.…

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  • The Case for Christ

    The Case for Christ

    ★★★½

    Jon Gunn’s THE CASE FOR CHRIST manages to accomplish what so many Christian films have failed to do. While so few of the characters found in modern Christian films ever really register as real, flesh-and-blood human beings, THE CASE FOR CHRIST is peopled with flawed, struggling characters who live in the same world as the rest of us. That combined with the investigative journalistic nature of the story, and we arrive at a film that, while certainly imperfect, is often effective and occasionally even powerful.

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    battleshippretension.com/the-case-for-christ-a-minor-miracle-by-tyler-smith/

  • 47 Meters Down

    47 Meters Down

    ★½

    47 METERS DOWN makes THE SHALLOWS look like OPEN WATER, OPEN WATER look like JAWS, and JAWS look like the absolute pinnacle of all human endeavor.

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