Grace Unplugged: A fine film for Evangelical families…and that’s the problem

(Possible Spoilers Ahead)Allow me to say something at the beginning of this review, in case people think I'm trying to be overly negative.  Grace Unplugged is probably one of the best "Christian" films I've seen. The acting is great, the script is decent, and the movie well made. You can take your evangelical family and you will get a safe, non-offensive movie going experience.And that's the problem.Grace Unplugged follows the story of eighteen-year-old Grace Trey (AJ Michalka) who … [Read more...]

Grace Unplugged: Creating Art out of Personal Pain.

One of the questions I get as a writer is: where do I get my ideas? I find it a difficult question to answer, because some of my stories are grounded in deep personal pain that I have no wish to discuss with the wider world. Usually, I give some lame answer about “not really knowing.”A few weeks ago, I went to the press junket for Grace Unplugged. One of my fellow journalists asked, “Was Grace Unplugged inspired by a real story?” A very natural question, and one I assumed would be answered wi … [Read more...]


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