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By God's Grace

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Modern Scrooge regains his Christian values in awful tale.

Movie NR 2014 83 minutes
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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Great faith movie

Family movie with a clear message to have faith in gods grace. Would definitely recommend. Such a hopeful, heartfelt story.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

A movie this poorly written, acted, and directed gives the impression that religious families must be willing to put up with inferior quality. Grace (played by the adorable Savannah McReynolds) holds forth in platitude-heavy homilies. Conversations with her brother devolve into a series of nonsequiturs. One such talk starts with her pinpointing his new need for being the center of attention. He responds, "I earned it." She acts as if that made sense and says, "That's important to you, isn't it?" and he replies, "There's no such thing as a free lunch." Or, "Our actions, good and bad, are the result of how people treat us. Good equals good, and good can make up for bad." Chris protests, "Grace, I don't think I can take much more of this." Others may feel the same.

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