The Ebert Club is our hand-picked selection of content for Ebert fans. Metcalfe adds at least a layer of nuance to the ham-fisted proceedings. Sure its agenda was extremely obvious and sure the actors weren't all A++ flawless but stop overreacting. A young reporter whose cancer is in remission doesn't know how she feels about Jesus anymore. The atheist mother is more upset when she learns that her dead son read the Bible than the fact that he is dead. Cast: Melissa Joan Hart, Ernie Hudson, Jesse Metcalfe, and David A.
This sequel to the 2014 faith-based box office hit God's Not Dead stars Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, David A. He is not a Christian, but feels strongly that she was not preaching or proselytizing in the classroom, but merely answering a question posed to her. When Grace refuses to apologize, the school board votes to suspend her and threatens to revoke her teaching certificate. . Harold Cronk Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, David A. With the principal and superintendent joining forces with a zealous civil liberties group, Grace faces an epic court case that could cost her the career she loves and expel God from the classroom—and the public square—once and for all! Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. Get some of that sweet, God, ducks and pick-up trucks money.
The highly anticipated sequel shines a light on the religious freedom battles being waged across the country in which many Americans may not be aware of. Welcome back to Hope Springs … home not only of Hadleigh University, but also Martin Luther King Jr. High School, where beloved teacher Grace Wesley helps students understand and enjoy history. A must see for every believer. Oleh Layarkaca21 Synopsis When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in deep trouble.
The court case has its moments of interest, and plays out as it would in real-life, with different groups of protesters screaming at each other on the courthouse steps, and the constant chatter of the various zealot-outrage-brigades on television. In this Christian drama, a school teacher is suspended after mentioning Jesus in her class room, and she is forced to stand trial in order to save her career. But like the main character in the movie, I would rather stand with God and be judged by the world than to stand with the world and be judged by God! Or are they telling the truth, and the Pure Flix honchos just love their Priuses so much that they wanted to spread the gospel? The sequel moves the action to a high school. Sure it was a giant sermon wrapped up in a court room drama. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie.
Menu Comment Christian companies are following in the footsteps of Netflix and Hulu by offering viewers streaming services with alternative faith and family-friendly content to watch. When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in deep trouble as she fights for the right to discuss Jesus in her public classroom. Director Harold Cronk doesn't find a way to blend these scenes into a whole, although thematically each character struggles with an aspect of faith. The films are the ultimate in preaching to the choir. There's one particularly low moment, though, where we are treated to the spectacle of a white man schooling the clueless African-American principal of the school about what Martin Luther King really meant in his famous letter from the Birmingham jail. Grace is called on the carpet, she refuses to apologize, and the whole thing ends up being battled out in a court of law under the watchful eyes of the nation. Although its story in unrelated, this sequel resembles its predecessor in that it tells a story about Christians being persecuted by non-believers.
And we are dealing with a group that loves to evangelize. I too assumed this was product placement, and pretty blatant at that. Perlu diketahui, film-film yang terdapat pada web ini didapatkan dari web pencarian di internet. Through multiple scenes in the film and a giveaway? The movie also received rave reviews from fellow Christian leaders and filmmakers. The only really good scene in the movie features real-life cold case homicide detective, J.
Endler devises a powerful strategy to show the jury the historical significance of Wesley's classroom discussion. Her love of teaching, her love for her students, and her love of life all come from the same place: her love of Christ. That seems unlikely to me, but stranger things have happened. The gorgeous , as Grace's lawyer, gives a good performance as well. But in a surprising twist, the Toyota Prius gets even more screen time.
Forced to stand trial to save her career, Grace hires young lawyer Tom Endler Jesse Metcalfe to defend her in court. There are serious movies about the Christian faith, about the persecution of the faithful, and about the intolerance that goes both ways. Because obviously there's no other reason to rate this movie a 1 star. Not a bad idea, from a marketing standpoint. High school history teacher Grace Wesley Melissa Joan Hart comes under fire for answering a student's Hayley Orrantia question about Jesus.