Little Miss Sunshine: Pass on this film

ChurchmassesBarbara over at Church of the Masses gives us good reason to miss this flick, Little Miss Sunshine.  Read her article and respectful rant about it here:  Little Miss Crass and Vulgar.

I love Barbara’s wit and perspective on things.  We too often in the Christian realm either fight everything, especially post-modernism and all that.  Or, we watch vulgar films like the one mentioned in the name of engaging the culture.  A choice quote from her post:

I feel absolutely sure that a legion of critics – and certainly Christians! – will passionately defend this film. They will relish its "fresh satiric critique " of post-modernity. They will say things about how wonderful it was for the family to end the film accepting each other in a stirring moment of loyalty and love. They will say that this movie is clearly just not my kind of taste, and that engaging culture means that we shouldn’t get stuck on little things like vulgarity, profanity, crassness and the exaltation of meaninglessness.

I appreciate her perspective. Unfortunately, I may wait for the DVD and actually watch it so I can understand more of what she is actually saying here.  Maybe.

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Rich Kirkpatrick

Writer, Speaker, and Musician. Rich Kirkpatrick was recently rated #13 of the “Top 75 Religion Bloggers” by Newsmax.com, having also received recognition by Worship Leader Magazine as “Editor’s Choice” for the “Best of the Best” of blogs in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

8 comments

  1. See, I was planning on seeing this movie – not as some attempt to be hip to the culture, but because I heard from someone respect that it was a very well made film. Thanks for the heads up though. I’ll probably still see it. 😉

  2. See, I was planning on seeing this movie – not as some attempt to be hip to the culture, but because I heard from someone respect that it was a very well made film. Thanks for the heads up though. I’ll probably still see it. 😉

  3. See, I was planning on seeing this movie – not as some attempt to be hip to the culture, but because I heard from someone respect that it was a very well made film. Thanks for the heads up though. I’ll probably still see it. 😉

  4. See, I was planning on seeing this movie – not as some attempt to be hip to the culture, but because I heard from someone respect that it was a very well made film. Thanks for the heads up though. I’ll probably still see it. 😉

  5. I respect Barbara and since she makes me think and knows a lot more than I about art. But I too will indeed see this one. However, I will do so on DVD since it is not showing in our town, and, I have a nice widescreen TV now.
    I’d love to know what you think of Little Miss after you see it.

  6. I respect Barbara and since she makes me think and knows a lot more than I about art. But I too will indeed see this one. However, I will do so on DVD since it is not showing in our town, and, I have a nice widescreen TV now.
    I’d love to know what you think of Little Miss after you see it.

  7. I respect Barbara and since she makes me think and knows a lot more than I about art. But I too will indeed see this one. However, I will do so on DVD since it is not showing in our town, and, I have a nice widescreen TV now.
    I’d love to know what you think of Little Miss after you see it.

  8. I respect Barbara and since she makes me think and knows a lot more than I about art. But I too will indeed see this one. However, I will do so on DVD since it is not showing in our town, and, I have a nice widescreen TV now.
    I’d love to know what you think of Little Miss after you see it.

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