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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie Reviews

25 Must See Spiritual Movies - Many of them are from Spiritual Cinema Circle
I watch lots of spiritual movies, and when I find one with a meaningful message then I like to share it. This page is specifically for reviewing movies from Spiritual Cinema Circle. To read all of my reviews of spiritual movies, click the link in the menu above.

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AmalMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Amal 
At its heart is a humble servant, Amal, whose only wish is to do good in the world... perhaps so much so, some might say it's to his detriment. When I say "servant" I don't mean he's a slave, or hired to help others, I am just referring to his innate nature: to serve. At every chance, Amal seeks to serve and give.

That's only the beginning, however. Unbeknownst to Amal, his authentic purity of heart gives hope to a dying billionaire who leaves his final fortune to Amal... for no reason other than Amal is the only person the billionaire has ever known who gives him hope that humanity has even a shred of goodness in him.

But because the billionaire was just a random person that Amal served, who Amal never knew personally, Amal doesn't know that he's the inheritor. In fact, the only person who knows is a lawyer, and a few corrupt people related to the billionaire who want nothing more than to have Amal disappear so that they can inherit the fortune.

What unfolds is a movie that is a heartfelt movie in which we are asked to ponder what it means to really be of service, and to ask what in this life will truly make us the happiest. Perhaps we all can learn from Amal.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for February, 2010 ***

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Believe In MeMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Believe In Me 
Become one with the main character as he is transformed through a series of life-altering experiences after moving to a new town as the new basketball coach. The catch? When he arrives he finds out he wasn't promised a boys coaching position, and instead he's stuck with the girls. He knows the joke is that they can't play basketball, and now he is just waiting out the year until the boys coaching position is available.

What he doesn't know, is that the joke was really on him. Follow along as he bonds with the team, as he learns to believe in the girls he coaches, and ultimately he learns to believe in himself in ways he never thought possible. "Believe In Me" is a movie that is both deeply heartwarming and very inspirational. This movie helps us connect with that part of ourselves which remembers we are all here together, inspiring one another, loving one another, and ultimately believing in one another.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for September, 2007 ***

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Conversations With GodMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Conversations With God 
You'll have your heart strings tugged while you watch the laws of attraction in full force as this movie beautifully integrates the most important ideas from the book along with the life events that led Neale Donald Walsch to write it.

Sometimes we are not ready to see certain things, but this movie makes it clear that the old proverb is true:

“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” The real question to you is: Are you ready now?

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for February, 2007 ***

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Curtain CallMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Curtain Call 
This movie was an enjoyable look at ghosts, love and relationships, and trying to right the wrongs that cause our souls unrest (even if it may not be possible).

The main character, Stevenson, purchases a new expensive home to celebrate his new high paying job, but he's not as excited about living with his girlfriend as she is with him. She has dreams of marriage, and he has no clue how much she really means to him.

Fortunately (or not), for him, the house is haunted by the eccentric ghosts of a Vaudeville actor and actress who bring out both the best and worst in Stevenson. His girlfriend overhears him talking to them about his 'true' feelings and, even though she doesn't know about the ghosts, quickly realizes that she's just another unwanted guest in Stevenson's house and life.

Without giving away too much of the plot, it's easy to see how Stevenson's relationship with his girlfriend is just a reflection of the relationship that the ghosts have with each other. Some of the slapstick humor goes a bit overboard, but even then there's reason for good laughs among the egocentric ghosts, and the miscommunications and mishaps in the film.

Not one of Spiritual Cinema Circle's finest, but still enjoyable and worth the watch.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for April, 2008 ***

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Deja VuMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Deja Vu 
You will instantly be drawn into this beautiful film as the lives of two strangers become interwoven in a magical dance of the soul. How does one choose between a stable, comfortable life and another life that is filled with true love but tainted with uncertainty? This movie seeks to answer this question as these two strangers are ripped between what their mind wants and what their soul desires in this rich display of poetic vulnerability and undeniable synchronicities.

This movie is both realistic and romantic, dramatic and simple, heart-warming and gut-wrenching. For the hopeful romantics, synchronicity lovers, and plain, old good film enthusiasts, Deja Vu will surely leave you feeling pleased.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for October, 2007 ***

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Expiration DateMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Expiration Date 
This is a wonderfully dark comedy about a young man preparing logistically and emotionally for imminent death on his 25th birthday due to a family curse. You see, his father and grandfather both were killed on their 25th birthdays... by milk trucks!

In facing death, Charlie must ultimately come to grips with reality and his life, not as it was or could be if he lived past his 25th birthday, but as it is here and now.

In following Charlie's journey during his last days, minutes, hours, and seconds, we too are reminded of the preciousness and intrigue of every moment regardless of whether we will live to see another one.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for March, 2007 ***

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IllusionMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Illusion 
People and the relationships we have with them are not always as they seem. A wise person once told me,
"There are two sides to every story. And then there's the truth."

No quote could be more true here, as a dying man is given the opportunity to watch selected clips from his estranged son's life, and in doing so realizes that all the ideas in his son's head weren't at all accurate.

After all, how often in your life have parent and child misunderstood one another? After watching this award-winning movie, you'll feel inspired to reconnect (or connect more deeply) with people you care about, if for nothing else, just to clear away the illusions and love each other in Truth.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for May, 2007 ***

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Knights of the South BronxMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Knights of the South Bronx 
While I must admit the primary theme of inner-city kids finding their inner sense of power and confidence through a unique teaching method is not new, and rather cliche these days, that doesn't change the fact that this film was a delight to watch.

So if it's not using writing like Freedom Writers and it's not music like The Ron Clark Story, then what is it? These "Knights" learn how to overcome their challenges by learning to play Chess.

In similar fashion to the other movies I mentioned, the main character in this movie also learns a lot about following his own heart and overcoming his internal challenges by helping others overcome theirs. If you're looking to get out of an unhealthy situation or just make some real changes in your life, then this movie will be an inspiration to you.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for January, 2008 ***

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Ocean of PearlsMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Ocean of Pearls 
Ocean of Pearls is a movie which goes straight to the heart about what it means to be human, to make and keep commitments to ourselves and others, and it brings these issues to light through the complexity of inter-cultural relations: specifically, the challenges that Sikhs have living in the United States.

It begs questions like "How much compromise is too much?" and "What do we have in common with the people we reject or are rejected by?" The answers to those questions are different for every person, and this movie doesn't step on a soapbox, but rather, leaves those questions to be explored personally by the viewer.

This is a movie I'm grateful to own, and will be looking forward to watching more in the times to come... it serves as a powerful reminder of what it means to truly triumph in human spirit while staying steadfast to what is true.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for December, 2010 ***

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OneMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: One 
One is a candid documentary of interviews with many of today's most prominent spiritual leaders from many different religions and spiritual paths. It is interesting to see where each person's idea of "oneness" converges, and where they differ.

Some parts of this film are a little boring, as I've found to be my experience with most documentaries, yet ironically some of the parts of the movie with the least action are the most interesting (I never thought watching Uma Thurman's dad stare at a screen for minutes without moving could be so captivating!)

Perhaps the most delightful element of this film is not the film itself, but the story behind its creation–just a few guys who were interested in the idea of "oneness," and never thought in a million years it would become a documentary of interviews with people like Thich Nhat Hanh, Deepak Chopra, Robert Thurman, Ram Dass, and others.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for July, 2008 ***

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Song of SongsMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Song of Songs 
Usually I like the main features that Spiritual Cinema Circle puts out, but to be honest I really didn't like "Song of Songs." I felt that it dwelled too much on people and their relationship issues, their neuroticisms and egoic tendencies, and didn't really have a "spiritual" element. We ended up taking it out of the DVD player after about 30 minutes.

Now the short films on the other hand, were absolutely amazing—I think this was the best bunch of short films I've seen out of Spiritual Cinema Circle ever. All three of them really got to the heart of people connecting with one another, and ultimately finding their one "oneness" through the relationships they form.

On top of that, "The Rub of Attraction" and "Up On the Rope" had strong humor elements which made them even more enjoyable to watch. Of course I'm a bit biased because I've always had a soft spot for humor with a touch of dryness and irony.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for February, 2008 ***

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Tara RoadMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Tara Road 
Drowning in emotional weight, two women are both are looking for an escape from their very painful lives. They connect online and decide on a whim to swap houses. Fate has something entirely different in mind for them, and rather than finding a break from their pain, they find themselves being stretched and challenged in ways that force them to heal whether they wan tto or not.

This dramatic film is rich with emotional wisdom and growth, and you may find yourself healing right along with them as you become immersed in their lives. Though there are some parts that could use improvement (such as the unexpected and improbable ending), this is a very enjoyable film on many levels. Fortunately, as the old saying goes: it's not the destination that makes us feel fulfilled; it's the journey...

...and the journey through this movie is one that will touch you.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for March, 2008 ***

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The Man From EarthMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: The Man From Earth 
This movie begins at a goodbye gathering for the main character, who poses the following questions, "What if a caveman were alive today, having experienced 14,000 years of life? What kind of man would he be? What kind of experiences and memories would he have?" These questions are explored among friends in a room full of well educated scholars, scientists, psychologist, and anthropologists, and as the characters explore these questions many interesting topics and issues arise that also challenge us as we watch the movie.

If you allow yourself to explore this topic along with the characters, what you will find is a deeply moving experience within yourself that brings you a little bit closer to yourself and a lot closer to your fellow humans.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for November, 2007 ***

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Uncross the StarsMovie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: Uncross the Stars 
When faced with the loss of a loved one, we often feel as though the world has ended. It's only when we go through the grieving process, and emerge transformed, that we realize with every loss is a gain. With every ending is a new beginning. With every destruction is a new creation.

Uncross the Stars is an interesting, soulful journey of that process as the main character Troy carries out his deceased wife's last wishes: To uncross the stars, and to build his aunt a porch. Perhaps what I found most interesting about this movie was the multiple layers of metaphors... within each series of relationships, there are multiple meanings, layers of meanings, and ways that we are touched.

Without revealing too much of the plot, it's safe to say that you'll be touched in many ways as this movie unfolds, and it'll challenge you to look at the relationships in your life with a new light.

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for March, 2010 ***

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What's Bugging Seth?Movie Review from Spiritual Cinema Circle
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Spiritual Cinema Circle Movie: What's Bugging Seth? 
This unique and quirky film about a deaf exterminator's challenges both personally and professionally sparks an air of compassion and hopefulness, as we shadow Seth during repeated challenges and disappointments. If we pay close enough attention, we can all find a little bit of ourselves in Seth which makes this film an even more touching and worthwhile addition to any movie library. Be sure to pick up the widescreen version only available at WhatsBuggingSeth.com

*** This was the Spiritual Cinema Circle main feature movie for December, 2007 ***

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