Movie review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

For a film about love and bravery, “A Wrinkle in Time” turns out to neither love its source material nor demonstrate courage in its execution.

Movie review: ‘Black Panther’

The new film from director Ryan Coogler picks up the story of Black Panther where 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War” left off.

Movie review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Director/screenwriter Rian Johnson has made a perfectly good film that some viewers will love but others may find frustrating because of the unexpected plot.

Movie Review: ‘Wonder’

“Wonder” presents a positive portrayal of a traditional, intact nuclear family struggling with one of the children’s social and health-related challenges.

Movie review: ‘The Star’

Here’s a clean family film that doesn’t disrespect Christianity and provides a positive movie-going experience for young children.

Movie review: ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Similar to the original, but “darker” and “grimmer,” “Blade Runner 2049” ponders what it means to be human.

Movie review: ‘It’

The new film, based on Stephen King’s 1986 horror novel of the same name, tackles, among other things, the topic of fear.

Movie review: ‘Annabelle: Creation’

For all its goofiness and manipulative thrills, the film echoes a Lutheran view: the dead don’t interact with the living, but demons do.

Movie review: ‘Dunkirk’

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.

Movie review: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

“While not bright and cheerful, ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is entertaining and interesting, well-made, with a lot of heart,” writes reviewer Ted Giese.

Movie review: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

The new film is “fun and entertaining” and “well worth a watch for Spider-Man fans,” writes reviewer Ted Giese.

Movie review: ‘The Case for Christ’

The film is “a cut above other films in the faith-based genre,” with “better script, acting, cinematography and design,” writes reviewer Ted Giese.

Movie review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

The new, live-action film includes some show-stopping musical scenes as well as some blatant homosexual references.

Movie review: ‘The Shack’

“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.

Movie review: ‘Fences’

“Fences,” starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, explores grief, loss and the difficulties of marriage and family life.

Movie review: ‘Manchester by the Sea’

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.