Movie Review

In the new film “Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi,” Mark Hamill reprises his role as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.

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.

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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.

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“The Star” tells the story of a young donkey, a little white dove and a sheep who work to help Mary and Joseph escape danger in the months leading up to Jesus’ birth.

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.

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Blade Runner

Movie review: ‘Blade Runner 2049’

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

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Even if you don’t find horror movies appealing, the current popularity of “It” provides opportunity to talk about fear from a Christian perspective and point to the trust Christians have in God.

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.

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In the horror film “Annabelle: Creation,” a dead girl’s doll is inhabited by evil spirits. Some people believe they can communicate with the dead, and the fact that this film addresses that makes it worth talking about, writes reviewer Ted Giese.

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.

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