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"Facing the Giants" Movie
« on: April 16, 2010, 10:23:43 PM »
I don't know if it is OK to post this here but I am watching an inspirational movie that I rented on Redbox called "Facing the Giants" and thought others here may like it. It is about a high school football coach who is losing hope in his life due to a LOT of hardknocks... He gets inspired by an answer to his prayer and his team is better for it. Not the best actors and even kind of slow for a tv movie but I have cried about five times already... so it is doing its job. ;) It is definitely what I needed this Friday night. :)
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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2010, 08:13:03 AM »
I thought it was really well done.  The acting seemed to me to be a little more "stage-y" than "movie-y" at some points, but overall I thought it was an amazing movie for the budget and staff that they had.  I thought the cinematography was brilliant.  If you like it you should check out "Flywheel," which was their first movie, and their latest one, "Fireproof."
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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2010, 11:23:59 AM »
The acting's not all that bad, to me, considering that no one in the movie is a trained actor.  They are all just members of a church. 

The only actor even in Fireproof is Kirk Cameron. 

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2010, 02:22:56 PM »
That is a great movie. Facing the Giants... it rocks. The same crew also did a another great movie called Flywheel. Of course, there's less action in that one.

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2010, 06:19:39 AM »
That is a great movie!  I love the scene where the coach motivates the player to carry his teammate a little further until... I won't spoil it.  Truly inspirational!

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2010, 06:54:26 AM »
Yes. I heard others make fun of this awesome movie just because the acting was not as polished as high budget Hollywood acting. But so what. It's a super story.

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2010, 11:40:01 AM »
That is a great movie!  I love the scene where the coach motivates the player to carry his teammate a little further until... I won't spoil it.  Truly inspirational!

I know, that's my favorite scene!  I cry every time.
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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2010, 01:39:03 PM »
I love this movie.  We have watched it as a family and I have even shown it to my PE classes.  They all loved it.
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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2010, 11:08:37 AM »
Sherwood Baptist Church produced "Facing the Giants", and they did a wonderful job with volunteer staffing. Almost all the actors were volunteers as well. They get better and better with each release.

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2010, 08:21:54 PM »
I saw this movie a while back when I was going through a difficult time.  It lifted my spirit in such a way that I wrote a letter to the Baptist church where the director and star of the movie preaches along with an inspirational song I wrote.  I did recieve a kind response from his secretary a few months later.  If anyone is looking for some inspiration, I would strongly recommend this film!

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2010, 04:53:36 PM »
I didn't realize that the director and star of this awesome movie was a preacher. That's quite interesting.

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2010, 06:40:45 PM »
I didn't realize that the director and star of this awesome movie was a preacher. That's quite interesting.
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Yep, he is a preacher in a Baptist church in Georgia (If memory serves me right.)  From what I understand, many of the church members are involved in the productions.

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Re: "Facing the Giants" Movie
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2010, 02:08:25 PM »
This sounds like the perfect movie for my grandson right now. Thanks.

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