The Only Way (1970)

Good Film for HOLOCAUST Day, May 6, 2024 The story of how the Danes, or rather some of them, smuggled most of the 8000 Danish Jews to Sweden is a good film to watch in honor of Holocaust Day, which comes in early May. Director/cowriter Bent Christensen focuses upon one family, the Steins, consisting of …

SOME FURTHER THEOLOGICAL RUMINATIONS ON FOUR 1997 FILMS (Including ROSEWOOD)

(The four films reviewed in the April 1997 issue are Secrets & Lies; Marvin’s Room; Sling Blade; and Rosewood.) “It isn’t good for the man to live alone,” the author of the second Genesis creation story has God declare. And so he relates the story of the  creation of the woman,  the two forming a …

Dunkirk (2017)

While over 400 K British & Allied troops are pounded on Dunkirk’s beach by Nazis, a flotilla of boats, protected by British planes, rush to evacuate them.

The Finest Hours (2015)

The true story of how 4 U.S. Coast Guardsmen ventured into a super storm on “a suicide mission” & rescued over 30 men stranded on a tanker broken in half.

Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)

A sequel to the story of a boy bonding with a dolphin with a prosthetic tale, the humans must deal with the dolphin’s grief over the death of its poolmate.

BABE: Pig in the City (1998)

In this sequel the little sheepherding pig Babe stays at a hotel when his mistress is detained. While she’s away his adventures include rescuing a drowning dog & saving his fellow animals from the authorities.

All Is Lost (2013)

When his yacht is rammed by a rogue cargo container in the Indian Ocean, the sole sailor fights for survival against overwhelming odds.