Film Reviews

Movie Review: The Incredibles 2
“This is crazy, right?” asks Helen Parr, a.k.a. Elastigirl. “To help my family I have to leave it. To fix the law I have to break it.” "But you have to do it, so our children can make that choice!" says her husband, Bob - a.k.a. Mr. Incredible. After all, it’s still illegal to be…
Review: Black Panther
We all know the truth: more connects us than separates us. -T'Challa   Stunningly beautiful, Black Panther surprises with a message of unity and mercy rather than division and retribution. The story opens at the end of Captain America: Civil War as T'Challa, prince of Wakanda, returns to the hidden nation to assume the throne after…
Movie Review: 12 Strong
“Nineteen men attacked our country. The twelve of you are the first to fight back.” 12 Strong is the story of the Army Special Forces team which dropped into northern Afghanistan 39 days after 9/11, our first military response to bin Ladin's terrorist network. Their mission was to link up with an Afghan commander named General…
Young Messiah: Not for His Young Followers!
A movie based on the life of Jesus as a child? Sounds like a fun, sweet family outing for the Easter season, especially since reviews say the movie represents Jesus as the virgin-born Son of God. Our friends, Steve and Jane Lambert of Five in a Row, though, saw it last night and came away very…
Movie Review: Risen
Clavius is a veteran soldier, tribune of the Tenth Legion, serving as Pontius Pilate's fixer and go-to man. The announcement, “Tribune, Pilate summons you,” starts many interviews that end with the dismissal, “Take care of it.” The prefect is beset by zealots during the Passover festivities, and the Emperor expects to find order—“Or—der...” he warns…
Movie Review – The Finest Hours was time well spent
This is the story of "the most daring rescue" ever conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard - and I'd highly recommend it for families with young men. (more…)