A Schaeffer’s Ghost Oscar Review Roundup

Reviews of select Oscar nominees in several categories. [Read more...]

McFarland, USA Shows How to Run the Race

Well played if overly familiar, this inspirational sports story is tough to fault. [Read more...]

Timbuktu Rejects Jihadism

A film that speaks clearly and unequivocally about a growing problem. [Read more...]

Jupiter Ascending: A Real Letdown

Jupiter Ascending was an awkward travesty of a movie — at times painful to watch, with plot holes galore. [Read more...]

Moral Discussions Engage in “Winter Sleep”

Breathtakingly beautiful and rich in moral discussion, this intimate epic earns every minute of its lengthy running time. [Read more...]

Lasseter, Miyazaki and Moore: “Song of the Sea” Expands Ranks of Great Animators

Irishman Tomm Moore brings another Irish legend to the big screen. [Read more...]

“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook?”

Profoundly Russian – in both the literal and literary sense [Read more...]

Still Alice: Memory and the self-made woman

The family drama rendition of Memento [Read more...]

The Top 20 Films of 2014

1. The Immigrant The grace of God at work in the lives of the oppressed and the oppressor. Marion Cotillard is an immigrant and Joaquin Phoenix the man who takes advantage of her. But there are larger forces at work. Director James Gray’s most beautiful film is about a woman whose faith is tested but [Read More...]

Unbroken by Jesus

Truth is stranger than fiction [Read more...]