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Battle for the Box-Office (March 28)

I’m taking a break from reading The Maze Runner to write about Noah and Sabotage the movie coming out this weekend and which one I think is going to come out on top. Here goes:

1. Noah

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We all know the story of Noah, God is saddened at the wickedness of mankind and sends a great flood to destroy all life on Earth, but instructs Noah, a man “righteous in his generation,” to build a wooden ark and save a remnant of life from the Flood. Noah builds the ark and saves his family and representatives of all animals from the massive flood waters which cover the Earth. Directed by Darren Aronofsky this $150 million blockbuster has manage to piss off leaders from the Jewish and Christian community. Some of the issue many have with the movies is it lack of the word God meaning it wasn’t mention in the movie at all, it was supposedly substitute for Creator. Noah got the vision from a dream of the flood rather than walking with God. In no way did I expect Noah to be remain 100% accurate just like every other biblical movie but they embellish a little too much. I said, in an earlier post that I will not let my religious view conflict with my judgement on Noah as a movie but that’s hard to do. With a $150 million budget you should expect a lot from this movie and if you go to see it keep in mind that no animals were use its all CGI so that’s pretty cool. I won’t be watch Noah but if you do and your a Christian I would like to hear your thoughts on it so please COMMENT.

2. Sabotage

Sabotage follows an elite DEA task force that deals with the world’s deadliest drug cartels. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don’t know much about this film but the trailer looks cool. It seems like a typical drug movie through, you know how its going to end before it does but you watch it see the fight scenes and such. All and all it looks like a typical action movie nothing special. I would rather watch it over Noah but that’s me.

Winner for this weekend is going to be Noah without a doubt, it going to sweep Divergent to second. Sabotage will be down to fifth or sixth in my opinion.

What movie are you going to see this weekend and what do you think of Noah?
COMMENT! COMMENT! COMMENT!

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“Spring” into Movie 2014

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Its the beginning of spring all the summer blockbusters are only weeks away. But this year were getting summer blockbusters before summer. These are five (5) movies to help you spring into summer. Haha 😄😄

5. The Amazing SpiderMan 2 (May 2nd)
4. Captain America: The Winter Solider (April 4th)
3. Maleficent (May 30th)
2. X-Men: Days of Futures Past (May 23rd)
1. Godzilla (May 16)

Noticeable Mentions

1. Transcendence (April 17th)
2. Noah (March 28th)
3. Legend of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (May 9th)
4. Divergent (currently in theatres)
5. Rio 2 (April 11th)

Which movies are you most and less excited to see this spring? What movies you can’t wait until summer to see?
COMMENT! COMMENT! COMMENT!

ATL

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2014 year of Religious movies?

It’s been 10 years since the one of the scrutinized film in history has been release, The Passion of Christ. Since then there haven’t been much religious (christian) until now. These are five (5) film destine to push the religious border.

1. Son of God.

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     This is the first film portraying Jesus since The Passion of Christ and it has big shoes to fill. Although The Passion of Christ focus on the last 12 hours of Jesus’s life and Son of God focuses on Jesus’s life spam from his birth, his teachings, miracles, crucifixion and ultimately his resurrection. Son of God is a recut of the miniseries The Bible, which set records in view for The History Channel. Some scene from the series where removed such as The Temptation with the devil which cause bit of a controversy for the show, some said that devil resembles Barack Obama and the ninja angels. There are a lot of things wrong with this movie but that doesn’t mean it was bad interpretation of the bible and Jesus’s life. It was a great depiction of what happen in the bible. Christian should watch this to see the events that shaped their faith and Non-Christians should watch it as well to understand what Christianity is about.

2. Noah

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God is saddened at the wickedness of mankind and sends a great flood to destroy all life on Earth, but instructs Noah, a man “righteous in his generation,” to build a wooden ark and save a remnant of life from the Flood. Noah builds the ark and saves his family and representatives of all animals from the massive flood waters which cover the Earth. It opens 28 of March and I was really excited when I saw the trailer about four (4) months ago, but after watching the trailer a couple times something stuck out that really bothers me. Noah closing the ark, in the Bible The Lord closes the ark. That bothers me and also you see someone (I don’t what biblical character that was) coming with an army to take the ark while in the bible when Noah was telling everyone of the flood they mocked him.
I am a Christian if you hadn’t notice and I will not make my thought on the world and mostly my religious view conflict my judgement of the film, AS A FILM.
With that said the movie looks epic the CG and SFX looks neat and I know I’m still going to see it opening weekend.
(This is not a review!)

3. Exodus

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  With a release date set for December 12, 2014 Exodus gives an account of Moses’ hand in leading the Israelites slaves out of Egypt. Not much as been release about the plot of this movie. It stars Christian Bale as Moses and directed by Ridley Scott. Scott is know for movies such as Prometheus, The Gladiator, Alien just to name a few so I think this is going to be good, and I really looking forward to see it.

The next two aren’t biblically base but has a lot to do with religion, faith, and Christianity.

4. God’s Not Dead.

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Released on March 21, 2014 is about a ollege student Josh Wheaton’s faith is challenged by his philosophy professor, who believes God does not exist. This professor forced his class to write down, “God’s Dead” for 30% of their grade. There is so many things wrong with this film. The movie made all the “good guys” Christian and all the “bad guys” miserable atheist, which is why the world hates Christians. I love to hate this movie and hate to love it. We live in a world were if you proclaimed that your a Christian, you hate gays etc and your chastise by the world example Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty, whose show was temporally cancelled because of his faith but if you say your an atheist nothing happens that’s a double standard. That’s all I’m going to say about that.

PS. God’s not Dead took in a surprising  $2.8 million in one day and looks to sneak into this weekend’s top five.

5. Heaven is  for Real

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To end my list the amazing Heaven is for real tells the story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. His son visits heaven after recovering from an emergency operation that where he temporally died. Did I mention it was based on a true story. I’m not going to get religious on this movie and just going to say it looks like a really inspirationally and uplifting movie and I’m marking my calendar for April 16 to go see it.

Thats the end of my list. All these movies are targeted for Christians and non Christians alike and I have a feeling its the start to something epic and controversial. What do you think, is Hollywood making the right decision by making some of the greatest stories ever told into movies?

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