Tomorrow is the DVD release date for Kirk Cameron’s documentary film Unstoppable. In this movie, Kirk attempts to answer the question why do bad things happen to good people. It was inspired by the death of a teenage family friend.
Basically, Unstoppable is half sermon half reenactment. It opens with Kirk Cameron sipping coffee in his kitchen and sharing his thoughts candidly with the camera. It then goes back and forth from him in his living room and front porch, and at one point out on a rocky cliff, to reenactments of the book of Genesis. He attempts to answer the question of suffering by sharing about Adam and Eve’s initial sin, the murder of Abel by Cain, and the great flood. Near the end, it transitions to a very realistic reenactment of the teenager’s funeral.
Although I didn’t always agree with Kirk Cameron’s conclusions in his candid talks, I did enjoy his passion and sincerity. The reenactments I could have done without. Generally, I found them overtly artsy and not particularly relevant. The comic relief scene inserted in the middle, while funny, didn’t seem to fit with the rest of the movie.
While targeted for church groups, I feel this movie is going to be best appreciated by young adults who will enjoy the stylized cinematography and candid discussion.
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