Moonlight (2016)

We see 3 stages in Chiron’s story, a black struggling with his sexual identity–as a bullied 10-year-old; a still bullied 16-year-old; & a man choosing his future after reconciling with his recovering mother.

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 …

December 2016 Journal

The December 2016 issue of Visual Parables features reviews on Loving, Moonlight, Arrival, American Pastoral, Certain Women, Christine, Moana, and more.

September 2014 Journal

Inside: Calvary, The Giver,The Hundred-Foot Journey, Boyhood, Magic in the Moonlight , Sin City: A Dame Worth Dying For, When t. Game Stands Tall, Guardians of the Galaxy, The November Man, Get on Up, What If? , MoodIndigo , Frank, Life After Beth, Forgotten Four and much more.

Creed (2015)

This 7th of the Rocky series shows Rocky passing the mantle on to a new generation as he also finds support in a different battle, this time against death.

Win Win (2011)

Rated R. V-4; L -0; S/N -2. Running time: 1 hour 46 min. Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. Deceit is in the mind of those who plan evil, but those who counsel peace have joy. Proverbs 12:19-20 For “Those who desire life and desire to see good days, …