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 …

La La Land (2016)

In this ironically titled musical an aspiring actress & a would-be jazz pianist meet in Hollywood, fall in love, but find that success brings unexpected results–for themselves & for the audience.

December 2014 Journal

Inside: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,The Theory of Everything, Rosewater, Birdman, Whiplash, Low Down, Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Before I Go to Sleep, T. Hobbit: The Battle of the five Armies, Diplomacy, Citizenfour, Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me, and more.

Steve Jobs (2015)

The film tells the story of the difficult relationships of computer genius Steve Jobs with his partner, coworkers, girlfriend, & daughter is shown at 3 stages in his life.