Summer movies—even overstuffed ones—can still provide a heavy dose of good old-fashioned fun.
- September 25, 2012 |
A group of elderly English strangers—each at a personal crossroads—grows from taking a journey they never expected when they stay at this hotel.
If there’s a theme that rings the loudest in Part of Me, it’s to be true to yourself, even if that seems “weird” to the masses.
Rather than depicting new ways to knock off the protagonists, this cheeky horror flick explores the morality behind the clichés.
A drama about the cost of fighting for religious freedom is a message worth proclaiming. But does that make for good cinema?
Like so many films these days, far more attention was paid to aesthetics rather than anything resembling quality storytelling.
Yet another nonfiction best seller adapted for a multi-character, star-packed movie.
Surprisingly mature in its subject matter, this cautionary tale is the story of a young girl determined to come of age too soon.
If knowing this film is "from the producers of Bridesmaids" turns your stomach, then The Five-Year Engagement is not for you.
- September 04, 2012 |
Even with its idiosyncratic style, The Pirates! is as skilled as it is carefree and an easily consumed treat for the masses.
In this lukewarm and predictable story based on a Nicholas Sparks romance novel, The Lucky One delivers almost zero surprises.
Full of sound and fury, Battleship will appeal to audiences who can tolerate the voluble, violent battle at the center of the film.
Consider this film entertainment with a moral dimension, but also as a sign of how far our standards have fallen as a society.
With a plot twist worthy of a Dickens novel, God clearly writes the story in Disneynature’s new Chimpanzee wildlife documentary.
- August 21, 2012 |
Author Suzanne Collins and her legion of fans should be ecstatic with how this adaptation turned out.
- August 18, 2012 |
Is there hope for broken families trying to deal with the pain of miscarriage and abortion?
- August 15, 2012 |
Let the princess debate end with this delightful exploration into how we can serve and love others because we know how much God loves us.
- August 13, 2012 |
Donald Miller’s story might strike you as an unsurprising entry among the tales told by Christians critical of the church.
- August 07, 2012 |
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is a captivating and charming visual feast. Yet it’s almost done in by ham-fisted didactic liberalism.
- August 07, 2012 |