The Grey

I just recently watched the new-ish movie, The Grey, starring Liam Neeson and I can’t stop thinking about it.  Cold, hard, unflinching. Beautiful, graceful, loving.

The movie is about a group of oil workers whose plane crash-lands in the frozen wilderness. For me, it worked as a standard adventure/thriller, but so much more as a personal survival story. Ultimately, it’s a showcase of the human spirit.

I don’t think another movie has resonated with me as much as The Grey did. I found it deeply personal, on many levels, but I don’t want to ruin any plot points if you haven’t seen it yet.

Now, if you have seen it, allow me to dig into why it affected me as much as it did:

Spoilers ahead… watch the movie first! Click to read more. ▼

It feels nice knowing there’s a film out there created just for me (of course it wasn’t, but I can dream). See it. Now.

Watch The Grey on Amazon or iTunes

6 comments

  1. Maytrellarg says:

    An amazing, thought provoking battle for life!  DEEP stuff, so relevant to you Chris-pee, to all of us really.  Want to see it again!   ♥ you my brudda ♥

  2. Thaniacares says:

    Gosh brudda…the movie sounds awesome…and I am happy to know that you could truly connect with it in such a deep and unique way, a way that only a survivor would truly know and understand…I gotta see the movie! I love you so much!

  3. Jenna says:

    Hi Chris
    My name is Jenna, you are an inspiration and a hero.
    I was born with a rare life threatening disease, and have 14 other medical conditions, and developmental delays.
    I wrote this poem
    Each of us are Special
    Each of us different,
    No one is the same
    Each of are us are unique in our own way,
    Those of us who have challenges, we smile through our day.
    It doesen’t matter what other’s say
    we are special anyway.
    What is forty feet and sings? the school chior
    http://www.miraclechamp.webs.com

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