A “true story” depicts Navy SEALs fighting for their lives against Taliban in Afghanistan. A fitting tribute to the men & to villagers who rescued one.
The February 2014 issue of Visual Parables features reviews on Her, August: Osage County, Lone Survivor, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, 47 Ronin, Delivery Man, Labor Day, and more.
American Ultra should add Violence to its title in this tale about a young WV stoner unaware that a past CIA experiment turned him into a super killer.
Click onto a title, and you will be taken to the longer review on this site (except for The Need for Speed). The March Visual Parables journal includes both the reviews and their accompanying sets of discussion questions. Son of God Rated PG-13. Revelation 22:12-13. This newest Life of Jesus film is from producers Mark …
The huge Battle of Stalingrad is seen through the experience of five Soviet solders & a girl they protect & a Nazi captain and his Russian lover.
Click onto the film title to go to a longer review. The Monuments Men Rated PG-13. Matthew 6:19-21. George Clooney directs and stars in this very different World War Two film. Although the film opens with Clooney’s character rounding up his crew for a special mission, just as Lee Marvin’s character did in The Dirty …
As Black History Month arrives, I am recommending a little-known South African movie that is available on Netflix. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.
This TV film focuses on the heroic 2 years that Black Abolitionist Charlotte Forten spent teaching ex-slaves at Port Royal during the Civil War.
A dramatized documentary pairing the story of a UK propaganda team with that of theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer & his friends prior to the latter’s execution.
Ten-year-old Dara becomes the guardian of her toddler brother when her Serb mother is shot at a fascist Croatian camp during WW 2.