Based on true events, The Monuments Men, out on DVD May 20, tells the story of art scholars who braved the battlefields of WWII in order to rescue stolen artifacts from Nazi hands. Editors Stephen McGarvey and Ryan Duncan share their thoughts on the film.
Read Jeffrey Huston's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- February 07, 2014 |
While looking for a new directorial project that captured his attention, Clooney first became aware of the book, The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel.
- February 05, 2014 |
In a shocking decision by the Academy’s Board of Governors, “Alone Yet Not Alone,” a Best Song Nominee from the independent Christian film of the same name, had its Oscar nomination rescinded.
- January 30, 2014 |
Our 8-person panel of editors and film critics has weighed in on our top films of 2013 based on strong themes and original stories.
12 Years a Slave, out on DVD March 4, stars Chiwetel Ejiofor in a career performance and tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a free Northerner kidnapped into slavery in the 1800s. The Best Picture winner was also named Crosswalk's Movie of the Year for 2013. Editors Shawn McEvoy and Stephen McGarvey explain why. Read Jeffrey Huston's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
Stories about experiences of heaven have come and gone. But none have so captivated public attention or stirred controversy like Heaven Is for Real.
CrosswalkMovies begins the new year with a review of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, a spy thriller featuring Chris Pine, Keira Knightly, and Kevin Costner. Editors Stephen McGarvey and Ryan Duncan give their take on this rebooted version of Tom Clancy’s classic character. Read Christian Hamaker's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
Ragamuffin: The True Story of Rich Mullins is making a strong debut at nationwide screenings.
There’s a new movie out tomorrow with big-time stars and a big-time pro-life message. I’ll tell you about it next, on BreakPoint.
- January 23, 2014 |
“People get frustrated with so many little things these days, and these girls have been through everything,” director Krauss says.
- January 22, 2014 |
Paul Greengrass directs this Oscar-nominated true story, out on DVD Jan. 21, about a 2009 showdown between Somali pirates, the U.S. Navy, and the crew of the Maersk Alabama. Crosswalk's Shawn McEvoy & Ryan Duncan explain how Greengrass creates both excitement and empathy from a story whose ending we already know. Read Jeffrey Huston's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- January 21, 2014 |
The Academy Awards are nearly upon us, and a nomination for Best Song has some critics scratching their heads.
Vanessa Hudgens makes her mark as a serious actress in Gimme Shelter.
With all the biblical epics being released, is Hollywood getting religion? Probably not...
Each of this year's nine Best Picture nominees was reviewed by Crosswalk film critics. Here's how we graded them...
- January 16, 2014 |
One of Crosswalk's favorite films of 2013 is Philomena, which features an award-worthy performance from Judi Dench as an aging Irish woman trying to seek out the son she was forced to give up for adoption 50 years ago. Shawn McEvoy and Ryan Duncan navigate through the laughter, tears, and religious issues to give you the scoop. Read Jeffrey Huston's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- January 16, 2014 |
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a sweet, sincere PG-rated film that is getting mixed reviews from critics. Crosswalk's Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy will help you sort out whether it's the kind of movie you and your family would enjoy. Read Christian Hamaker's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- January 13, 2014 |
Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy from CrosswalkMovies dissect the positives and negatives in Part Two of Peter Jackson's adaptation of The Hobbit, out on DVD April 8. Read Jeffrey Huston's full-text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- December 13, 2013 |
Dr. Ralph Wood of Baylor University helps us understand the greed of the modern world through the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien and the hero he constructed to combat the growing evil, the hobbit Bilbo Baggins.
- December 09, 2013 |