A true story about the rise & fall of 2 men from the same Boston neighborhood, one a murderous criminal & the other an FBI agent who made a devil’s deal together.
Click onto the film titles (with two exceptions) to see the more detailed review. Inside Out Rated PG. Romans 7:15-20. 11 year-old Riley misses her Minnesota friends and haunts when her parents make a career-based move to San Francisco. The filmmakers visualize her emotional turmoil by taking us inside her mind and giving five emotions …
These three students, who respond to the challenges of high school in very creative ways, are played by three terrific actors! Click the image to read my entire review.
After being a part of a human family, a boy android is abandoned in the woods & sets out to become a human and reunite with the family again, like Pinocchio.
Nixon, a talented yet paranoia-filled man suffers defeat yet comes back to make a successful run for the Presidency, only to lose it over a petty scandal.
There is not one but 3 monsters in this restart of the Japanese 1954 version, with an American GI and a Japanese scientist chasing after Godzilla to SF.
Between ‘Spiderman’ and ‘Heaven Is for Real,’ my 2 new reviews this week, go see Spiderman. Click the movie title to read my entire review.
Walt Disney goes all out to persuade P.L. Travers to let him film her Mary Poppins. Afraid that he will ruin her work by making it too cute, she resists.
You can find longer reviews on this website, and all appear in the November Visual Parables, with most of the reviews including a set of reflection/discussion questions. You are welcome to reprint any or all of these capsules in the newsletter of your church or organization—as long as your publication includes the line: (c) 2013 …
Through interviews with writers and those who knew Salinger, this film explores the life of America’s most reclusive writer. His novel Catcher in the Rye made him both famous and publicity shy.