Posts Tagged ‘Dysfunctional family / relationships’

American Beauty

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This film won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1999.  This film can be somewhat difficult to watch as it has the same effect as the awkward feeling one experiences when a couple argues loudly during a dinner party at their house. It is real. It is uncomfortable.  But reviewer John Elam thinks it is worth your time!


Something to Talk About

How should we, as persons of faith, respond to the question of infidelity in marriage?  How do we, as family and friends of married people, help them to uphold their marriage vows?  How can we help families heal during a divorce?  Bringing our theology into conversation with this movie could be an important way to talk about those questions.


The Guardian (2006)

How are we stewards of our gifts for the kingdom of God?   In what ways do we encourage others to use their gifts?    This is one of the theological questions asked in this 2006 drama that takes place at a Coast Guard training facility.


An Unfinished Life