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.
Along with high-intensity action, this sci-fi thriller brings a sense of mystery to the table as its story unfolds.
This unique film, shot over 12 years, tells the story of a young boy and his family as he grows from boyhood, through adolescence, into early adulthood.
There’s nothing dour about this energetic space-opera romp, where the heroes are honest about what big losers they are but still manage to shine.
The film poses big questions but doesn’t spend much time contemplating them. Director Brett Ratner is more interested in getting to the action — and there’s plenty of it.
Though not God-motivated, the film stresses the need to care for one’s “neighbor.”
Building on the original film’s story of complementary parts making a whole, and how a change of perspective can help, the sequel again focuses on themes of friendship, loyalty and acceptance.
Christian viewers may want to ask, “Are personal evil deeds permissible providing something evil is being avenged?” writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.
In “Godzilla,” “viewers of every stripe will have an opportunity to ask where they place their trust — in God, in man or in nature?” writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.