August 2016 Journal

Inside this Issue: Hell or High Water, Star Trek Beyond, The Secret Life of Pets, Now You See Me 2, Wiener-Dog, The Purge: Election Year, and more.

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 …

Clemency (2019)

The warden of a prison is deeply affected by the ordeal of presiding over executions, especially of her 12th, who might well be innocent of killing a police officer.