DVD Review and a Giveaway!

A Mile in His Shoes

 

Minor league baseball coach “Murph” is facing a spiraling career with his slumping team that’s off to its worst season start. When his boss sends him on a recruiting expedition two hundred miles away, he accidently encounters Mickey, a young man who likes to smash apples on his parents’ farm. When Murph discovers his method, he immediately offers him a try-out, though the parents are reluctant at first because Mickey is special—he has Asperger’s syndrome (a form of autism).

Once on the field, Mickey faces more challenges—and victories—than any of them anticipated, both in the game and the new game of life off the farm.

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Yes, I enjoyed this movie. No huge surprises, twists and turns, but a solid story that leaves you with that good feeling—if you aren’t over analytical about acting and character development, which as a writer, I am. I tried to set that aside while watching, but still wish the supporting roles were stronger, adding to the solid performances of Dean Cain (Murph) and Luke Schroder (Mickey) instead of taking away. Overall though, a good, clean (by today’s standards) family movie not afraid to show the Holy Bible and talk about faith in God. To top it off, this movie is based on a true story, always a plus.

I am authorized to give away a new copy of the DVD A Mile in His Shoes, so get entered by Sunday, January 22! Just leave a comment ON THIS POST to be entered. I’ll announce the winner on Monday, January 23.

 

For Him,

Sarah Elisabeth

 

Sarah Elisabeth Sawyer is an award-winning inspirational author, speaker and Choctaw storyteller of traditional and fictional tales based on the lives of her people. Get a free e-copy of her first book, "Touch My Tears: Tales from the Trail of Tears": Free e-book

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2 comments on “DVD Review and a Giveaway!
  1. Thanks for giving us a heads up on this movie. We’re always looking for good family movies. This especially looks inspiring to me because of overcoming a disability like Asperger’s! hugs Sarah!
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    • Sarah Elisabeth says:

      It’s hard to find movies that are “safe” and entertaining. Even my dad liked this one 🙂

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