Friday, September 5, 2014

What God's Not Dead Gets Right (And Wrong)

I finally got around to seeing the surprise hit movie God's Not Dead. Contrary to my friend Alan Noble, who wrote a scathing review before he had even seen the movie, I think the movie has gotten a bad rap. While there were certainly some implausible scenes, I found that there were also multiple plausible scenes. And since the film currently has a 17% rating at Rotten Tomatoes, I think it's time that someone give the film a fair shake, recognizing what it gets right (along with what it gets wrong). To that end, in what follows I list the Most Plausible and Least Plausible scenes in the movie.

*SPOILERS BELOW* Before we get there, a quick summary of the film: