If I were asked to boil the message of Jason Reitman’s Tully down to one sentence, I may say, “Parenting sucks.”
Teen fads come and go almost as rapidly as your sister changes purses, but since the majority of them in the last couple decades have involved fantasy elements, it’s important to nail down what implications the genre has for the Christian worldview.
Hollywood is constantly telling us that children are a barrier to living the good life. Whether it’s through a sitcom, a raunchy comedy, or another movie or TV show, the point is clear: parenthood is to be postponed in favor of more selfish pursuits. Delivery Man, however, breaks that mold.
I hate it when my memories get erased and replaced by a fake identity. Don’t you?
Fairy tales have been about many things: princesses, dragons, journeys, and magic beans. They teach morals and truth about the world, but most of them tend to come back to one concept which has fascinated us as people for as long as we have been a society: true love.