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Netflix’s New Movie ‘The Starling’ Promotes Hope To The Grieving – Director

Netflix's New Movie 'The Starling' Promotes Hope To The Grieving - Director

Netflix’s New Movie ‘The Starling’ Promotes Hope To The Grieving – Director

Netflix’s New Movie ‘The Starling’ Promotes Hope To The Grieving – Director

The Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind the hit movie Hidden Figures says he hopes his newest project — Netflix’s The Starling — gives viewers a sense of hope no matter what they are facing in life.

The film tells the story of a husband and wife grieving the sudden death of their infant child.

It stars Chris O’Dowd (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Get Shorty) and Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) as a couple who are mourning in dramatically different ways. He has been confined to a psychiatric hospital after attempting suicide, while she has focused on her work to ignore the emotional pain.

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The Starling (PG-13) was directed by Theodore Melfi, who previously received two Oscar nominations for Hidden Pictures, which he directed and co-wrote. (The nominations were for Best Picture and Best Screenplay.)

The Starling 2021 Movie Promotes Hope To The Grieving

“I hope that [viewers will] realize that no matter what … trauma or grief or bad situation we go through, there’s always a way out,” Melfi said. “There’s always a way to the other side. There is always light at the proverbial end of the tunnel. Keep going. Fight for yourself and for others, and at the end of the day, you can get through.”

Melfi initially read the script about eight years ago and says he was immediately moved by the plot, which he describes as a story about a couple facing an “insurmountable” problem.

“You watch the beginning of the movie and say … ‘There’s no way they can get out of this.’”

McCarthy’s character needs therapy but is “barreling through life and trying to run away from her grief, which is not going to work,” Melfi said. O’Dowd’s character — a schoolteacher — believes the tragedy is “too much” to face.

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A third character, Larry Fine (Kevin Kline), is an ex-therapist-turned-veterinarian who befriends McCarthy’s character and helps her heal.

The movie, he said, is about hope.

The Starling 2021 Movie Promotes Hope To The Grieving

It gets its name from a starling bird that lives in her backyard and attacks her whenever she gardens. At one point, the veterinarian operates on the bird.

Melfi calls the bird the “titular character” that delivers the “proverbial knock on your door that says, ‘Stop and deal with your stuff.’”

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Generosity also is a major theme in the movie. Fine volunteers his time and act as a therapist to McCarthy’s character, even though he is a veterinarian. McCarthy, for her part, dutifully visits her husband in the hospital, even when he shows no signs of healing.

“We have to remember our generosity – our humanity. We’re on this planet to be of service. I don’t care what your religious, political or social belief is. We’re ultimately on this planet to be of service to our fellow men and our fellow woman. And yet we forget that, because we become so myopically addicted to our own lives,” Melfi said. “… The most important thing is being of service because, in that service, you find yourself,”

The Starling is rated PG-13 for thematic material, some strong language, and suggestive material.

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Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Late Pastor Ezekiel Atang Burial and Service Of Songs 

The body of late Pastor Ezekiel Atang, the Presiding Pastor of God’s House of Refuge, Uyo laid to rest in his hometown.

The Pastor died on Sunday, February 20, 2022, while in active pastoral duties at Onitsha, Anambra where he was invited to a 3-day crusade. READ HERE

The late cleric kicked off his final home journey on Wednesday, March 31 with a Service of Songs at the church auditorium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

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There was a lying-in-state on Thursday, March 31 at the church premises by 8 am while a funeral service was held at the Ibom Hall Ground, which was attended by the state governor, Udom Emmanuel and other clerics.

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

However, Some of the guests include the governor of Akwa Ibom state, Rev Dr Uma Ukpai, Dr Pasul Enenche and Many others.

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See pictures below.

             

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Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

The General Overseer and Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministry (OFM), Apostle Johnson Suleman has released what God showed him concerning the year 2022.

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He is well known for speaking the mind of God in issues as his prophecies come to pass.

“There are some things I will say that may be coded, but I wrote a few things and I’ll stop at a point where God said I should stop and then we will pray,” he said.

The pastor stated clearly in his prophecy that, something terrifying will happen in 2022 and he urged the Church to pray against it.

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Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

As he says, when God reveal a problem,  He reveals it with redemption in mind. “Covid19 is an experiment and now they are rejoicing that they could shake the world and they will wait for another year.

In 2022, something worse will happen and it will originate from them. The world leaders are coming together to have a synergy.  To make all religions have a common ground, and the Pope is part of it,”

Apostle Suleman said.

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Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock Church Music Director

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Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock Church Music Director

Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock Church New Music Director

Phenomenal Music Artist and songwriter, Tim Godfrey has been appointed as the new music director, technical director and head of music at House On The Rock.

The “Nara” crooner and also “Fearless Concert” host succeeds highly rated award-winning music producer Wilson Joel, also known as Music Magnate after 9 years of being the music director.

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Wilson Joel took to his social media page to make the news public by sharing a congratulatory message to the Roc Nation CEO via Instagram saying;

 “Major congratulations to @timgodfreyworld as the new music director, technical director and head of music at @houseontherockchurch – from the core of my heart I’m glad.

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Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock New Music Director

“I know you’ll do well there and the choir will be glad to have you! May all the support needed physically, mentally and spiritually be granted unto you as you serve pastor @pauladefarasin

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“It was great being the music director for 9 years and it has been a blessing to me in so many ways serving my heart out!

As I proceed with my journey of destiny by God’s ORDER, I wish you ALL of the best that I wish myself my dear friend!

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“Love always! You can do this and probably better”

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Wilson Joel‘s shoes would surely be a hard one to fill but who else could have been up to the task if not Tim Godfrey?

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