Thursday, October 22, 2015

Consumer Critique: Adrenaline and Find a Way

Disclosure: I received complimentary products to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own.

I recently got the chance to review two family movies: Find a Way and Adrenaline.

In Find a Way, based on Harry Cohen, a family gets up on a Sunday morning to get ready for church - only their son won't wake up. The untimely death of an outstanding young person naturally brings up questions about faith and God’s presence. How can God allow such a thing to happen? The film uses this lens as the event through which characters deal with real life issues such as materialism, self-absorption and ambition at all cost. 

Adrenaline follows Joseph Jenkins, a competitive race car driver, who is paralyzed in a car crash during a race. Distraught because of the loss of his racing career, he works with a physical therapist and other supportive friends and family to get back to racing. 
Both movies are family-friendly, for those with older children. Because of the serious nature of the films, young kids wouldn't be able to grasp what was going on. However, both films deal with real-life issues in a positive way, and provide good, clean, family entertainment for older kids and teens.

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