Review: Ant-Man (2015)

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When I first heard that they were making an Ant-Man movie, about a superhero could shrink and communicate telepathically with ants, I thought Marvel had really lost it. To be honest, when I first saw the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy, I thought then that they had lost it, but the idea grew on me. And the same thing happened again. Marvel have a talent for taking obscure concepts, obscure ideas and shaping them into rather entertaining products. I’m not saying for a moment they are clever, or of a higher quality that makes them Oscar-worthy, but that’s not the point with these films. These are to entertain. And for that, I can’t fault Ant-Man, because it did entertain me. This was an entertaining film. Definitely not one of Marvel’s best, but it took an entirely ridiculous concept and worked with it.

That being said…

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“Inside Out” – Feelings, Family, and Fun: A Christian Perspective

J.W. Wartick - Reconstructing Faith

inside-outI recently got to see “Inside Out” in theaters and it was a huge treat. The plot was fairly predictable, but it was delightfully done and thought-provoking. Here, we will explore the film from a Christian worldview perspective. There will be SPOILERS in the following review.

Talking about Emotions

It is often quite difficult to talk about our feelings. “Inside Out” provides a springboard for having these discussions, whether with children or, frankly, with adults. Christianity is a faith of not just the mind but also the heart, and we need to be able to talk about how we feel and engage with our emotions in the context of faith.

As a parent, I was pleased to see how little there was objectionable in this movie, as it is one I could see using with my son (who is now 10 1/2 months old) in the future to talk about…

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