Movie Reviews RSS Feed

Movie Reviews RSS Feed


rogue-one-RPT

Movie review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

Director Gareth Edwards has made a film that looks and feels like “Star Wars,” but may be too intense for young children.

Read more
Mel Gibson's gory new war film tells the true story of Private First Class Desmond Doss — in a strong performance by Andrew Garfield — a World War II American Army medic and conscientious objector who wanted to save lives, not take them.

Movie review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Mel Gibson’s gory war film is not for everyone, but it takes Christian faith seriously and encourages viewers toward ethical living within their vocations.

Read more
dr-strange-rpt

Movie review: ‘Doctor Strange’

Espousing both Eastern mysticism and western atheism, the film ends up being a “kitchen junk drawer of theological, spiritual, religious and occult ideas that are hard to follow or keep straight.”

Read more
sully-rpt

Movie review: ‘Sully’

In his film about Captain Chesley Sullenberger’s “miracle on the Hudson,” Director Clint Eastwood manages to make an intimate human story out of events most people only experienced through the media.

Read more
ben-hur-RPT-IN

Movie review: ‘Ben-Hur’

The new “Ben-Hur” is smaller in scale and scope than its 1959 predecessor, and misses the mark when it comes to a clear presentation of the divinity of Jesus.

Read more
independence-day-RPT-IN

Movie review: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’

What made “Independence Day” special in 1996 makes this sequel just average today, but viewers who liked the first film will likely enjoy this one, too.

Read more
LCMS News & Information