Rounding out the main cast are a Marine (Joseph Julian Soria) whose tour in Afghanistan left him with a bad case of PTSD and a young suicidal woman (Alexa PenaVega) who reach out to each other, while Dr. Farell (Sean Astin), the token atheist/agnostic in the story, watches, participates in and reacts to many of the movie's goings-on with disgust. proves about as spiritually enlightening as a Kmart throw rug. College philosophy professor Mr. Radisson's curriculum is challenged by his new student, Josh, who believes God exists. |, April 30, 2019
|, March 30, 2015 m_gallery_creation_date = "Thursday, March 19, 2015, 3:21 PM"; " Scott Foundas, Chief Film Critic at Variety magazine, pans the film with "But when all its threads are finally pulled into place, Do You Believe? stars Sorvino, Delroy Lindo, Sean Astin, Lee Majors, Cybill Shepherd and Brian Bosworth. have you ever watched crash and said to yourself, "i wish this had more evangelism, worse writing, and was racist." Was this review helpful to you? Others deal with the choices they have made or need to make in their lives.
Use the HTML below. It is not mainstream entertainment; it is mainstream Sunday school -- which is fine if this is what you … The Christian film was produced by Pure Flix, based out of Arizona, and 10 West Studios of Manistee. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, an accident sequence and some violence, Which ‘American Idol’ runner-up did You say was robbed? They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down. Hi, Methodist here, STOP MAKING AWFUL CHRISTIAN MOVIES!
That message is the mainstream evangelical Christian message of making a conscious decision to repent of your sins and trust Jesus Christ for your salvation. Coming Soon. “This story can appeal to people of all backgrounds. Email him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter or Facebook. This is the official sequel to my infamous list: letterboxd.com/toshio/list/all-nighter-watchlist/ Use random.org to find what to watch. Another poorly thought out and unintentionally laughable work from The Case for Christ director Jon Gunn and God's Not Dead scribes Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, Do You Believe? Matthew gives a sermon in which he challenges his spiritual flock not only to believe in the Gospel intellectually, but to do something about it. There are no featured audience reviews for Do You Believe?
An EMT (Liam Matthews) reaches out on the job and shares his faith with a dying man and won't apologize to the widow, for which Bobby's wife (Valerie Dominquez) criticizes him and the widow's lawyer (Andrea Logan White) sues him. At the film's March 17 Los Angeles premiere, Majors told Variety, "There's a hunger and a thirst for this kind of film in Middle America.". More professionally produced and acted than the indiegelical norm, but only fitfully engaging on a dramatic level and entirely hermetic on a theological one. Add the first question. the faith-based film shot primarily in Manistee and Muskegon, Michigan-shot "Mickey Matson" adventure movies, A complete list of theaters is available here, spent $2,292,028 in Michigan, qualifying for $657,142 in incentives, Boxoffice.com projects the film will earn $6 million during its opening weekend. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. “The movie consists of seven story lines,” said Mona Nahm, the film’s line producer. m_gallery_id = "17305298"; asks the title's question – and the follow-up question: if so, what do you do about it? I can handle the truth. manages to be as entertaining and horrifically offensive as it's predecessor.
The film weaves 12 insipid narratives together to create a muddled whole that lacks any serious meditation on the title question. and the Terms and Policies, Mobile site.
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His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. With its ensemble acting including 1995 Academy Award Winner Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Romy and Michelle High School Reunion), Lord of the Rings series star Sean Astin, Cybil Shepherd (Taxi Driver, Chances Are), Delroy Lindo, Alexa Peñavega (Spy Kids) and Lee Majors, it’s a must see film of the year! Report this film.
And they are by no means alone. It's pandering, cliched, and riddled with awful stereotypes.
When a pastor is shaken to the core by the visible belief of a street-corner preacher, he and a lot of other people who are also struggling with their own problems come together and start to question what their religious beliefs really mean. at this time. Do You Believe?
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A well-done Christian film.
|, March 21, 2015 Do You Believe is a Christian movie for a Christian audience.
That car crash scene at the end was pretty intense, and was unexpected.
It amazes me that in this day and age, a film like this can even be made. Later in the movie, J.D. Also appearing here is former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Brian "Boz" Bosworth, along with veteran character actor Delroy Lindo ("Malcolm X," "The Cider House Rules"), Alexa PenaVega of the "Spy Kids" franchise, now all grown up, and the always adorable Sean Austin, who debuted as Mikey in Spielberg's "Goonies," scored big as the lead in "Rudy" and played Sam Gamgee in Peter Jackson's LOTR trilogy. Coming Soon. Cronk directed "God's Not Dead," which filmed in Louisiana, as well as two Michigan-shot "Mickey Matson" adventure movies. The Most Controversial Films on Letterboxd, I’m in my room alone bored and I will be making a list of every movie that comes to my mind until I get bored with that, letterboxd.com/toshio/list/all-nighter-watchlist/, Movies I'll Never Want To Watch In My Life, movies where the director can't be fucking bothered to show us a character is dying properly so they just have them cough some blood into a hankie or have a nosebleed. His response ignites a faith-fueled journey that powerfully impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate. A complete list of theaters is available here. Never have I seen a faith – based movie so far that discusses different struggles of various people with their decision to act or…. But, all those story lines come together in what place where each character needs to set aside their differences for the greater good.”, The film was written by Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, the same duo who wrote “God’s Not Dead.”, “While this is a Christian film, I think the audience is much broader,” Nehm said. I feel like some one watched Crash (not the Cronenberg one) and was like we need a Christian version of this. The Christian film was produced by Pure Flix, based out of Arizona, and 10 West Studios of Manistee. In September 2014, the filmmaker told MLive he … Editor-in-Chief. A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results. When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. Do You Believe? m_gallery_permalink = "http://photos.mlive.com/4469/gallery/do_you_believe_-_movie/index.html"; i gotta take a break now. In fact, that's part of the joy in reviewing movies – being pleasantly surprised, coming across an undiscovered gem – and telling others about it, so they can consider seeing that movie and maybe have a similarly positive experience. no, of course you haven't.
will no doubt play well with viewers already predisposed towards liking it because it has been designed to reconfirm their already deeply-felt beliefs rather than doing anything that might cause them to think about or challenge those beliefs in any meaningful way.
received negative reviews from critics. i spent an hour logging (bad) christian movies, and i actually skipped a lot of the repetitive, serialized ones. Anyone who sees a lot of movies for the purpose of reviewing them will inevitably feel compelled to see a movie that he or she didn't really want to see. Have no fear noble oppressed peoples! and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Please reference “Error Code 2121” when contacting customer service.
Believe Entertainment, The movie, which officially opens Friday, March 20, 2015, is from Pure Flix, the distributor of surprise hit "God's Not Dead," which cost $2 million to make and grossed $60 million domestically in 2014. Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". ", the faith-based film shot primarily in Manistee and Muskegon, is set to debut in hundreds of theaters across the U.S. this weekend. An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian. "Do You Believe? Cinemark He is not listed in the final credits in the film's production notes. Forgot your password? A clergyman's re-energized faith and commitment has a far-reaching impact on a physician, a paramedic, a homeless woman and others.
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