Day: May 23, 2019

a dog's journey

Family Review: A DOG’S JOURNEY Will Hit Canine Lovers in the Feels

By Trina Boice Republished with permission from The Movie Review Mom.  WHAT’S A DOG'S JOURNEY ABOUT? We just had a dog movie in theaters, right?  Yep.  That one was called A Dog's Way Home. This one is the sequel to A Dog's Purpose.  Confusing?  Yep, a little bit. If you loved A Dog's Purpose, then you'll like this one too.  If you’ve seen that movie, then you’ve pretty much seen this one.  Why th ...[Read More]

Family Review: BREAKTHROUGH Is An Unusually Solid Christian Drama

Family Review: BREAKTHROUGH Is An Unusually Solid Christian Drama

By Trina Boice Republished with permission from The Movie Review Mom.  WHAT’S BREAKTHROUGH ABOUT?      Based on a true story, Breakthrough is an uplifting movie that has been mostly dismissed as another one of those “preachy” Christian films.  It’s about an adopted boy who fell through frozen ice on a lake and was immersed for 15 minutes, something that should have resulted in his death.  His fait ...[Read More]

Tolkien

Family Review: TOLKIEN is Simultaneously Fascinating and Boring

By Trina Boice Republished with permission from The Movie Review Mom.  GRADE:  B IN A NUTSHELL:   I was excited to learn more about Tolkien and really hoped this movie would be good.   As an author of 29 books, I’m always fascinated to learn more about other authors. I loved learning some of the small details of Tolkien’s early life that influenced his work.  Personally, I couldn’t get through his ...[Read More]