The movie is not so much fantastic as it is familiar, and in this case familiarity has bred a lot of contempt in the world of film review, writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
Throughout the film the action is generally handled with a light touch — nothing is taken too seriously.
It’s not a great film but certainly very good, writes reviewer Ted Giese. Parents should take the movie’s PG-13 rating seriously, though, as some scenes may be too intense for young children.
If explosions and mayhem with a simple-yet-effective story, well-acted by a strong cast, is the order of the day, then this film will not disappoint, writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
Spiritually speaking, the film is more clever, efficient style than enduring, deep substance, according to reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
While the film doesn’t club viewers over the head with Christian content, it does include Christian themes, writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
With its relentless violence, this is not a film for everyone. But it poses important questions even if it arrives at unsatisfying answers from a Christian perspective, says reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
This year’s “Best Picture” Oscar winner is well-made, but that doesn’t excuse its glamorization of psychotic depression, says reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
While the religious aspects of the story are pared down, Clint Eastwood provides quality direction, and Bradley Cooper’s Oscar-nominated performance is strong, writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
Peter Jackson’s movie concludes his film adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit; or at least he begins its conclusion, with an extended edition expected later.
Ridley Scott’s new film can’t be recommended as a “devotional,” but may serve as fertile ground for conversing with others about God.
Fans of the “Hunger Games” franchise likely will enjoy the film, and it will certainly tide them over until Part 2 debuts in November 2015.
Christopher Nolan’s new film is more like his film “Inception” than his trilogy of “Batman” movies. It’s both cerebral and emotionally intense.
At its core, “Fury” is not a sweeping epic but rather an intimate portrait of men in war. And those men are never far from their Christian faith.
“Annabelle,” the follow-up to the horror film, “The Conjuring,” falls short of its goal. The truly horrifying elements of the film are bad preaching and bad theology.