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Movie *Courageous*
« on: October 01, 2011, 12:55:44 PM »
Just saw the movie last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. It showed the responsibility that goes with parenthood and how involves we should be with our children's lives.

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Movie *Courageous*
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2011, 06:20:26 PM »
I saw it this afternoon. Awesome, life changing  movie.
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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2011, 09:58:41 PM »
I just saw a preview for this movie and would love to see it.
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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2011, 10:28:30 PM »
I just saw it.  It may not be the best movie ever made, but it's at least a really good movie.  One of the better religious movies ever made.

Then I went online and looked at reviews for the movie...  While nearly every single IMDB user rating was 8-10 stars, virtually none of the film critic reviews were above 2 stars.  The only exceptions of this being those from christian oriented websites.

I don't see how a movie could anger as many people as it did simply for existing.  The simple fact that it was made for the religious fathers out there seemed to be a hot iron under the seat of these critics chairs the entire time they were watching the movie.  More than one even cussed the films producers simply for existing, while most included a line like "having religion is fine, but don't shove it down my throat."  I really fail to see how simply making a movie is shoving anything anywhere.  They spent their money making the movie they wanted to make, then released it to the theaters who wanted to show it.  They didn't force anyone to purchase tickets. They didn't hold anyone down and tape their eyes open so they couldn't not see it.  All they did was put it out there for those who did want to see it.
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« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2011, 01:06:27 PM »
  I loved this movie, it comes out on dvd on Jan 17th... the reason it gets such bad reviews is the powers that be and that have the $$$ in Hollywood are liberal, and for all those actors it means you are liberal or you don't work... it is a huge industry...

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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2011, 11:03:55 PM »
I'm looking forward to it coming out on Dvd.It looks really good.
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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2012, 05:34:14 AM »
I saw this movie the other evening at a local church and it was a really good movie. I think every man that calls himself a child of God, a husband, or a father should watch it. Very good movie!!

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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2012, 07:52:58 AM »
The movie at times is rather Cheesey. (as is all of their productions)

Occasionally if you are watching closely you can see the actors reading their cue cards.

But the themes in the movie are good and there are a couple of scenes that are really great.

Such as when Haveeair (however his name is spelled) is trying to look for work and missed out on his construction job and then while standing in the alley praying the main dude tells him by name to get to work that he isn't paying him to stand around all day....and that later on when they realize that there has been a mistake and try to figure out who is scamming who and neither was scamming and still questioning each other...kinda a great scene.

I wanna die like grandpa, peacefully and in my sleep; not like the passengers in his car...they were all screaming and panicking.

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Re: Movie *Courageous*
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2012, 11:51:54 AM »
It could have been like Pulp Fiction or hundreds of other high dollar Hollywood products and just been an overall pile of crap. The story more than salvaged any shortfall on the acting.
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2012, 11:59:51 AM »
It could have been like Pulp Fiction pr hundreds of other high dollar Hollywood products and just been an overall pile of crap. The story more than salvaged any shortfall on the acting.
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« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2012, 06:53:46 PM »
The movie has a great message, but the suspect acting is hard to overlook. I mean for Christians it is great , but I doubt watching it with non christian friends is a possibility. They would not take it seriously

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Re: Movie *Courageous*
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2012, 07:00:34 PM »
As opposed to movies like Pulp Fiction?
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system. - Milton Friedman

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« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2012, 04:17:40 PM »
I really wanna see this movie. I enjoyed Fireproof very much. I don't mind that the acting is not the greatest, it is the message the movie is sending that really touches me.

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Re: Movie *Courageous*
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2012, 10:44:00 AM »
Yeah, you can watch bad acting from Hollywood all day long and not have any message.
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« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2012, 08:11:01 AM »
I actually thought this one was better than "Facing Giants" or "Fireproof".  A lot more action and the acting didn't seem as forced.  Like everyone else, I thought the message was so tremendous that it outweighed any short-comings!