Thunder Road (2018)

A cop messes up his mother’s eulogy, becomes angry with partner & loses his job and is about to lose custody of his daughter in divorce.

The White Tiger (2020)

Horatio Alger would not approve of poor Balram’s means of rising from his low status as driver for a corrupt Indian family to wealthy entrepreneur.

Finding Spiritual Values in Oscar’s “Best Pictures”

Courtesy of the Presbyterian News Service Each year the Academy for Motion Pictures and Sciences nominates five to ten films for the “Best Picture” category. I wish that it were a full ten this year, with the addition of Martin Scorcese’s haunting Silence rounding out the number. This well-filmed story, based on the terrible persecution …

A Dog’s Purpose (2016)

Thanks to reincarnation a loyal dog enhances the lives of 3 different families & then returns to enrich the life of its original owner, now a lonely adult.

January 2017 Journal

The January 2017 issue of Visual Parables features reviews of Fences, Jackie, La La Land, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Passengers, Manchester by the Sea, Nocturnal Animals, Collateral Beauty, Lion, Allied, Rules Don’t Apply, and Parkland.