Movie Review: Faith and Murder Mix in Gripping, Excellent ‘Calvary’

Why would someone want to kill a good priest? [Read more...]

‘Boyhood’ (2014) – The Start of Something Great

If you’ve heard anything about Boyhood, it’s probably the hype surrounding its groundbreaking 12-year production phase. This is a movie that started filming in 2002, and follows a boy named Mason (played by Ellar Coltrane) as he quite literally grows up before our eyes, with all the change and experiences that growing up entails. The [Read More...]

Review: A Dissenting View on Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’

The very things other people loved were negatives to me. [Read more...]

Review: Charming ‘Earth to Echo’ Celebrates Boyhood

Don’t let the familiar storyline stop your kids from enjoying this sweet, child-centric adventure. [Read more...]

Lightning Struck My House as I Watched ‘Transformers,’ So Here’s My Half-Review

I didn’t make it to the dinobot. But I’m reviewing the movie anyway. [Read more...]

Think Like a Man Too: The Hangover’s Vapid, Shallow, and Forgettable Cousin

As I watched Think Like a Man Too, the most recent product from writers Keith Merryman and David Newman who brought you that wholesome flick, Friends with Benefits, I couldn’t help but think of the climbing divorce rate in America. In a culture that is increasingly devaluing marriage (sadly more often than not treating it as [Read More...]

Book Discussion: ‘How the West Really Lost God’ by Mary Eberstadt

Mary Eberstadt moves through social science to a mystical conclusion about the relationship of family bonds to familiar faith. [Read more...]

Movie Review: Weepy ‘Fault in Our Stars’ Exceeds Weepy Lovesick Teen Genre

A sad but uplifting story ultimately for anyone who dares to love. [Read more...]

Review: Angelina Jolie stars in ‘Maleficent,’ an Irony-Free Answer to ‘Wicked’

She’s not misunderstood or good deep down. But she’s also not doomed to be only a villain. [Read more...]

Review: X-Men Days of Future Past Fun for Fan and Novice Alike

Everything you want in a time-traveling, mutant-filled, disco-styled, over-the-top, effects-filled extravaganza. [Read more...]


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