Sermon Series
  • 1. Forgive And Forget: Changing Lanes

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,348 views

    This fast moving, gritty thriller charts a single day in the lives of two men whose (very different) worlds collide, after a minor car crash, which has major repercussions for them both.

    -- note -- 2002 Paramount Pictures Directed by Roger Michell Writing credits: Chap Taylor (story/screenplay) Ben Affleck .... Gavin Banek Samuel L. Jackson .... Doyle Gipson Rated R for language - - - - - This fast moving, gritty thriller charts a single day in the lives of two men ...read more

  • 2. Sailing Through The Storms Of Life: Seabiscuit

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,355 views

    Seabiscuit is a tale of triumph and perseverance. Set in America during the Great Depression of the 1930s, it is a true story (based on a book by Laura Hillenbrand) of one horse and three men: a jockey, a trainer and a businessman.

    --note-- 2003 Universal Pictures and Dreamworks LLC Directed by Gary Ross Book by Laura Hillenbrand Screenplay by Gary Ross Tobey Maguire .... Red Pollard Jeff Bridges .... Charles Howard - - - - - Seabiscuit is a tale of triumph and perseverance. Set in America during the Great ...read more

  • 3. Confessions: Phone Booth

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,788 views

    Does art imitate life or life imitate art? Joel Schumacher’s wonderful thriller Phone Booth was originally set to be released in November 2002, but as a result of the terrifying shooting spree by the notorious ‘Washington Sniper’, 20th-Century Fox chose t

    --note-- 2003, Fox Directed by Joel Schumacher Screenplay by Larry Cohen Colin Farrell as Stu Shepard Kiefer Sutherland as The Caller Rated R for pervasive language and some violence - - - - - Does art imitate life or life imitate art? Joel Schumacher’s wonderful thriller Phone Booth was ...read more

  • 4. Family Ties: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,033 views

    I am Greek. And if you’ve seen My Big Fat Greek Wedding, you’ll have seen some of my relatives - including my mother, who is a travel agent for guilt trips. (Recently, she returned the Christmas presents that my wife and I bought for her.)

    --note-- 2002: IFC Films Directed by Joel Zwick Nia Vardalos as Toula John Corbett as Ian Rated PG for sensuality and language - - - - - I am Greek. And if you’ve seen My Big Fat Greek Wedding, you’ll have seen some of my relatives - including my mother, who is a travel agent for guilt ...read more

  • 5. It's What You Are On The Inside: Shrek

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 10,013 views

    Shrek is directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, and is based on the children’s book by William Steig. This is an astonishing, delightful computer animation, and it’s no surprise that the film took five years to make.

    --note-- 2001, PDI/Dreamwork Director: Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow - - - - - Shrek is directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, and is based on the children’s book by William Steig. This is an astonishing, delightful ...read more

  • 6. Choices And Consequences: Unfaithful

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,929 views

    Anyone who builds a relationship on anything less than openness and honesty is building on shifting sand. There are moments in our lives that change everything.

    --note-- 2002, 20th Century Fox Director: Adrian Lyne Starring: Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Olivier Martinez - - - - - Unfaithful is directed by Adrian Lyne, and set in the suburbs of New York City. That’s where Edward and Connie Sumner (played by Richard Gere and Diane Lane) live with their ...read more

  • 7. Searching For Love: Bridget Jones's Diary

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,518 views

    Bridget Jones’s Diary is the film of the book of the newspaper column – a romantic comedy, documenting a year in the life of a single, thirty something woman in London, played by Renée Zellweger.

    --note-- 2001, UIP Director: Sharon Maguire Starring: Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth - - - - - Bridget Jones’s Diary is the film of the book of the newspaper column – a romantic comedy, documenting a year in the life of a single, thirty something woman in London, played by Renée ...read more

  • 8. Time And Eternity: Cast Away

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,352 views

    I remember day-dreaming in a boring lecture at theological college one day, when the lecturer stopped and asked, ’Mr John, will you tell me why you keep looking at your watch?’ I had to think quickly. ’Yes, sir,’ I said. ’I was concerned that you might no

    --note-- 2000, Dreamworks Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt - - - - - I remember day-dreaming in a boring lecture at theological college one day, when the lecturer stopped and asked, ’Mr John, will you tell me why you keep looking at your watch?’ I had to think ...read more

  • 9. The Hand That Pulls The Strings: Godfather Trilogy

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,076 views

    In 1972, a movie was released based on Mario Puzo’s novel, The Godfather. Thirty years on, Francis Ford Coppola’s film maintains its position as one of the most popular and critically acclaimed in cinematic history.

    --note-- 1972, Paramount Director: Francis Ford Coppola Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro - - - - - In 1972, a movie was released based on Mario Puzo’s novel, The Godfather. Thirty years on, Francis Ford Coppola’s film maintains its position as one of the most popular and ...read more

  • 10. The Ship Of Dreams: Titanic

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 22 ratings
     | 7,565 views

    Although, stereotypically, we think that young women are looking for romance from films, while men crave for adventure, in fact all of us, if we are honest, long for both.

    --note-- 1997, 20th Century Fox Director: James Cameron Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet - - - - - I wasn’t very keen to see Titanic when it first came out. A few particularly bad experiences of sea sickness in small boats, miles from land, coupled with thoughts of how terrifying it ...read more