Ring the Bell

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ringthebellThis Is Our Time
2013
Directed by Lisa Arnold
Not Rated
104 minutes

Big-shot sports agent Rob Decker has his priorities all mixed up. With a busy schedule, life is passing him by. He threatens to fire an employee because he wouldn’t miss his kid’s first ball game to sign a great high school pitcher, Shawn Hunt, to his agency. His assistant, Claire, tells him that he needs to slow down, and perhaps he should be the one to make the 3-hour drive to a small town to talk with Shawn.

Once he arrives in town, with a car engine that needs to be fixed(!), Rob has a lot of time to think as he walks from place to place. He meets the people in town, who seem to think he’s missing something, which he thinks is crazy because he’s the one with the fancy car, lots of money, and an impressive career, while they just have their small town stuff.

By the end of the movie, Rob discovers more than a high school star pitcher, and a sweet girl and her brother who runs the ranch where Shawn lives. The stories of the people he meets, and the message from the Casting Crowns concert that he takes the ranch boys to, opens his eyes to see that there might be more to this life. He discovers that he really was missing something…Someone, in his life.

I love that this film is full of humor, but also makes you dig deeper. You’ll find yourself wanting to go to this little town and becoming friends with all the characters there. And another incentive to watch the movie? You’ll learn to do The Middletown Meltdown. It’s sure to impress all your friends. 😉 If you like baseball and a heart-warming story, this is it.

– Joyce

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4 thoughts on “Ring the Bell

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  3. I do like baseball, and I do like heart-warming, but these movies make me just want to up and move to a teeny tiny small town where I would probably go stir crazy. LOL

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