“Unplanned” tells the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood director who becomes pro-life after witnessing an ultrasound-guided abortion.
Both “Creed II” and its precursor, “Creed” (2015), build on the Rocky film franchise by elevating a secondary character’s family while including Rocky Balboa in a supporting role.
“Gosnell” tells a tale of power misused and abuse covered up, of women mistreated and children done unspeakable harm.
The potential for an honest, engaging Christian film about grief and suffering is buried like a seed in the new release from director Harold Cronk but is never given what it needs to germinate and grow.
The third installment in the “God’s Not Dead” series is a vast improvement over the first two, but this doesn’t mean it’s a good film, only that it’s a better film.
Reviewer Ted Giese calls it “a remarkable film” with “a strong presentation of forgiveness, grace and mercy.”
“Wonder” presents a positive portrayal of a traditional, intact nuclear family struggling with one of the children’s social and health-related challenges.
The new film “provides a unique and intense film-going experience” that “will keep viewers on the edge of their seats,” writes reviewer Ted Giese.
The film is “a cut above other films in the faith-based genre,” with “better script, acting, cinematography and design,” writes reviewer Ted Giese.
“The Shack” is confused and disjointed, mixing truth and falsehood, and even as a work of fiction it is not worth defending, writes reviewer Ted Giese.
“Fences,” starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, explores grief, loss and the difficulties of marriage and family life.
Few films tackle grief and loss as well as “Manchester by the Sea,” but it would be even better if it featured the characters’ Christian faith in a more active way, writes reviewer Ted Giese.
This film about adoption and belonging is well worth seeing and discussing with family and friends, writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
Is denying Jesus to save others from suffering a Christ-like thing to do? The new Martin Scorsese film offers viewers a lot to think about.
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.
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.