Christians often keep God in a box. We do this for two reasons: First, to limit Him to a measurable size so we can attempt some measure of human understanding; But second, and perhaps more importantly, we
Our recommendations and winners for 2015.
Although we take the television shopping networks for granted today, that was not true only three decades ago. Founded in 1986, QVC “Quality, Value, Convenience” was a small cable
The true story of Dr. Bennet Omalu’s discovery and campaign to protect football players from repeated, mind-altering concussions is told in Peter’s Landsman’s film Concussion. A Kenyan-born genius
Having been there on my birthday when Stars Wars first showed, May 25, 1977, this seventh chapter is filled with familiar and nostalgic images, actors and storyline. From the battle
The best fiction is inspired by actual events. Thus when Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick in 1851, his imagination was captured by the actual destruction of the whaling vessel Essex thirty
This is a true story that is not easy to watch, but it has profound implications and is a challenge for each of us to confess our guilt and sin. The Boston Globe’s January 6, 2002 front-page
Freedom to express one’s self is a cherished American tradition. It is not by accident that the First Amendment added to the U.S. Constitution is the provision of “freedom of speech”. Even
The fourth and final film in The Hunger Games franchise is entertaining but lacks the novelty we learned to expect from the earlier films. Based on a trilogy by Suzanne Collins, the decision to
The question whether any person can objectively report the news is the underlying theme of James Vanderbilt’s debut film Truth. Focusing on the true events surrounding a news team
Steve Jobs saw himself an artist more than a businessman. Rather than seeing the computer as a product that needed to fit the desires of possible customers, Jobs saw himself as creating a work
The true story of James B. Donovan’s negotiation skills during the Cold War is powerfully presented by Steven Spielberg in his film Bridge of Spies. A masterpiece of cinematic story
In Pan, Jason Fuchs reimagines the character of Peter Pan created by J.M. Barrie in 1902 and 1904. Rather than a boy who will not grow up, we now have a special child born of a deep love
The Walk is a love letter to New York; a love letter to the World Trade Center before we lost it. Director Robert Zemeckis, who has brought us such ground-breaking films as Who Framed
If you are comfortable taking risks in your life, then this story of travelling to Mars will intrigue you. If risks make you uncomfortable, then this movie will put a chill into your night’s sleep.
In a nation where older people are often ignored or excluded, it is delightful to have a film focusing on their wisdom. Written and directed by Nancy Meyers, she brings the same charm
There are a handful of things we cannot live without. Like water and air to the body, we can only live a few days or weeks without hope. Somehow we can struggle along without love in our life, or a lack of faith, but without hope our life comes quickly unraveled and feels destroyed.
Presenting the spiritual journey allegorically is difficult to do. From Pilgrim’s Progress written by John Bunyan in the 17th century to Pilgrim’s Regress written by C.S. Lewis in the 20th
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a summertime popcorn movie with a farcical plot and tongue-in-cheek dialogue. Adapted from the hit American TV show by the same name that aired on NBC
The fictional tale of a holocaust survivor’s return to her family and friends is a story exploring human identity and relationship. Adapted from a French novel by Hubert Monteilhet and