by Marc T. Newman [critic]
This Friday an amazing thing is going to happen. The kind of movie that evangelicals loudly claim to want is coming to a theater near you. Letters to God — a film directed by one of the producers of Fireproof — is a family drama about Tyler, a young boy who literally writes, and mails, letters to God. In the letters, Tyler speaks to God as a close friend in a way that recognizes that he may meet his Maker before too long. Tyler has cancer.
As you can imagine, the U.S. Postal Service does not have a lot of luck getting Tyler’s mail to God, so the task falls upon a troubled mail carrier, Brady, to deal with the letters. (more…)