There just isn't enough to justify a feature-length narrative. One of the unfortunate messages this film gives to decent Christian women is to date below your level and you can change a looser into a winner. He doesn't take much note of them though and still works in his legit business of creating events. Possess My Body — Beckah Shae 3. This movie was way under advertised. The service these folks engage in is strictly to God and to the economy of God, consuming hip products, featuring cross-centric logos. The beginning is very contrived, with meet cutes between Myles and Vanessa, and it was very preachy.
It came at the right time in my life. And we got there for the late showing on opening night. I anxiously await a Christian film that shows us that even if someone is an Atheist that doesn't immediately make them a bad person, incapable of making wise, moral decisions. This movie was great from start to finish. This movie is a ten in my book.
I cried and laughed and I think it had a lot of potential to be better. So Much Better- Sheila E and Lucia Parker 9. The film was produced by Sean Dinwoodie, Galley Molina, Michael K. I don't know how it happens, but it does. Loved the feeling I had at the end of this movie. Miles is a retired high level drug trafficker who is now completely legitimate.
The whole movie is a success story, a true story that is well organized and played on screen. Sorry that this is long, but definitely don't take the time to see this. With these kinds of limitations, these films can feature strange production values, uneven performances, and other technical imperfections. But he needs to navigate a faith culture foreign to him, while simultaneously trying to leave behind his hoodlum-y past. There is no one that God can't reach.
The characters have no character, they try to act like they are smart, but they are dumb as hell!!! Christian Rap is hardcore after all. Do not waste your time or money on this movie and by all means lock up your daughters before they think they can date scum and they will turn into the elect of God. What's not to love about a Materialistic world-view? Vanessa Adrienne Bailon is a church girl in every sense of the word. Please be alert to the lie of Satan so present today in Christian circles. That said, the characters are charming and help make the movie watchable. No matter what, just come as you are, God is not waiting for you to be perfect neither is He asking for you to be, Just show up and say Father here I am, I surrender. Miles' mother dies from an illness, and he proposes to Vanessa on an airplane.
Still, the movie wasn't that bad. But when you actually put it together and project it on the screen, the film gets in the way of the story it was trying to share. He wrote the story while in prison for drug charges—a result of an indictment carried out long after he had reformed. From the very first scene of presenting 'cool' Christian rap music that is portrayed as just as good if not better than the world's music without 'sounding lame' we can see the setup. I will tell you there will be tears. This was someone who is the perfect example of what someone can do with a second chance in life.
God didn't give up on us in which He used someone else to share Him with us. When he meets the beautiful church going girl Vanessa, his whole world is turned upside down. Don't forget to come as you are. This is a faith based movie so that should eliminate anyone else who isn't sure what type of movie they're watching. How about the cool worship pastor with the white Lamborghini and gangsta clothing? He didn't even have to sell any drugs! Maybe if we turn back to God we can live in the world that we all envision. Under Steve Race's direction, the performances are uniformly poised, polite and mechanical.
And there are people like this. I need to get me some of that! On a scale of 1 to 10, I give this movie an 11. Reluctantly, he reluctantly agrees to her request. Visually stunning and emotionally satisfying, with a conclusion that may leave the parents in the audience a little tearful. From the very first scene one can tell directly that the film was made as an evangelistic tool to draw in a certain element of society caught up in the very real world of drugs and crime. A light caution is advised for some brief foul language and one scene of violence.
In 2013, Matt Barone of complex. Bailon's Vanessa, for example, has one line about her future and life outside of Miles in which we can assume she maybe in college trying to be a doctor, a nurse, or something in the medical field. At least with the abundance of Christian films that seem to center themselves on storyline improbabilities and contrivances, at least this one seems more focused on dealing with a grimmer reality than many other films of the genre. Reviews from mainstream media were negative while the response from Christian media was more positive. Also, I must admit I liked how there was some attempt at not having any of the groups in the film be undeniable protagonist or antagonist. Thank God for the courage of all those involved in the movie, especially Ja-Rule.
He writes to his friends, who are now in jail, and tells them that he misses them. And I do mean but. Again, Miles was bored out of his mind as a kid with traditional worship, but now he has a cool guy that can relate to him! Just ignore your crazy strict mom when she asks your non-Christian boyfriend some simple questions. As he pursues a relationship with Vanessa, she challenges him regarding his faith. That wasn't a church girl, it was more likely a bling bling lover, material girl, who dresses and talks like a jealous, ghetto prostitute. One day his life is changed and a beautiful stranger in a convertible saves him. I was able to go experience the tour for the movie in Mississippi.