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November 07, 2014
Review: ‘Interstellar’ and The Meaning of Life, The Universe, And Everything
If humanistic pop science is a religion, then Christopher Nolan is its high priest and...
November 07, 2014
Review: Cozy Familiarity in ‘Big Hero 6’
Is there anything new in Disney's latest? Yes and no.
October 03, 2014
Review: Nothing is Missing in ‘Gone Girl’
Finally! A flick that lives up to the hype.
September 13, 2014
Review: ‘The Drop’ (2014)
Set in a cold, dark Brooklyn, Michael Roskam's gangster drama, The Drop, follows Bob Saginowski...
August 14, 2014
Review: ‘The Giver’ Brings Beloved Book into Vibrant Color
When a youth becomes aware of horrors of humanity, does he react with hope or...
August 08, 2014
What If: Or, The Boy Who Loved
When it comes to the romantic comedy genre, there’s not much to break away from....
August 06, 2014
Particle Fever (dir. Mark Levinson, USA, 2013)
Who would’ve thought a film about subatomic physics could be so stirring and virtuous? Particle...
August 05, 2014
A Teen Girl on ‘The Giver’ Book: It Messed Me Up (And That’s Good)
The Giver by Lois Lowry is one of those books that leave me utterly confused,...
August 05, 2014
Begin Again (dir. John Carney, USA, 2013)
If it sounds like a disastrous mix of clichés, a messy pastiche of Blues Brothers...
August 01, 2014
Review: Funky Soul Gets On Down in James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’
'Get On Up' is a good flick that makes you feel, rather than tells you...
July 31, 2014
Movie Review: Faith and Murder Mix in Gripping, Excellent ‘Calvary’
Why would someone want to kill a good priest?
July 18, 2014
‘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...
July 18, 2014
Review: A Dissenting View on Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’
The very things other people loved were negatives to me.
July 03, 2014
Review: Charming ‘Earth to Echo’ Celebrates Boyhood
Don't let the familiar storyline stop your kids from enjoying this sweet, child-centric adventure.
June 27, 2014
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.
June 19, 2014
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...
June 17, 2014
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...
June 06, 2014
Movie Review: Weepy ‘Fault in Our Stars’ Exceeds Weepy Lovesick Teen Genre
A sad but uplifting story ultimately for anyone who dares to love.
May 29, 2014
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...
May 23, 2014
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.
May 16, 2014
Review: Action and Special Effects Save Kinder, Gentler ‘Godzilla’ of 2014
Despite some throwback acting and a distressing lack of humor, 'Godzilla' of 2014 delivers with...
May 01, 2014
Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is a Teenage Dream
Aside from the interesting Malcolm X power dynamics of the villain, this treatment is light...
March 21, 2014
Review: ‘Noah’ a Rare Bible Movie that Never Preaches, Never Browbeats
It’s the kind of movie that Christians, indeed everyone, should want Hollywood to make.
February 07, 2014
Review: Spectacular ‘LEGO Movie’ Connects All the Right Pieces
Watch it once to laugh. Watch it again to think and wonder.
January 10, 2014
Review: Americans Can Take Pride in Tough, Gripping ‘Lone Survivor’
Mark Wahlberg stars in a true story of a disastrous Navy SEAL mission in the...
December 20, 2013
Review: Mediocre ‘American Hustle’ Does Not Jive with Oscar Expectations
On paper, American Hustle should be the movie of the year, but its supreme promise...
December 13, 2013
Review: Exciting ‘The Hobbit: Desolation’ of Smaug Loses Tone of Book
Romance? In a J.J.R. Tolkein adaptation? Blasphemy!
November 22, 2013
Review: You Will Not Regret a Trip to “Nebraska”
A funny love song to the Midwest and the baffling people who live there.
September 27, 2013
Review: ‘Rush’ Takes its Time Building a Smart, Masculine Story
It's nice to see a film for the guys that doesn't feature anorexic chicks in...
September 25, 2013
“Breaking Bad” Season 6 Episode 7: Stuck In A “Granite State”
Walt hits rock bottom, but he still can't overcome his addiction to pride.
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