Is Despicable Me 2 (out on DVD Dec. 10) as fresh and amusing as the original? Crosswalk's Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy check in on the continuing adventures of former super-villain Gru, his adopted daughters, and those hilarious minions. Read Ryan Duncan's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- July 05, 2013 |
Crosswalk’s own Sully & Mike (a.k.a. Shawn McEvoy & Stephen McGarvey) compare notes on Pixar’s 14th film and first prequel, Monsters University (out on DVD October 29). Did the film make the grade, or flunk out? Read Christian Hamaker's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- June 24, 2013 |
Just how super is the new Superman reboot Man of Steel (out on DVD Nov. 12)? Mild-mannered Crosswalk editors Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy compare notes on everything from Christian symbolism to father figures to the over-the-top action sequences. Read Christa Banister's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- June 14, 2013 |
Born Kal-El of Krypton, adopted as Clark Kent by a humble Kansas farm couple, Superman is perhaps the world’s most famous superhero.
- June 11, 2013 |
The cast and crew of Man of Steel talk about the relevance of Superman.
- June 10, 2013 |
After seventy-five years of iterations and incarnations, re-runs and reboots, there’s a Superman for everyone.
- June 07, 2013 |
Crosswalk.com's Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy talk about the pros and cons to J.J. Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness (out on DVD Sept. 10), contrasting it to Gene Roddenberry's original vision and mining for any depth of theme amid the blockbuster action sequences and witty banter. Read Christian Hamaker's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- May 17, 2013 |
Crosswalk.com's Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy discuss whether Iron Man 3 (out on DVD September 24) surpasses the franchise's previous efforts, how it compares to The Avengers and whether or not it's kid-friendly. Read Christa Banister's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- May 04, 2013 |
What makes 42, the story of Jackie Robinson, such an inspiring story?
- April 15, 2013 |
This true story of American legend Jackie Robinson is about how two ordinary men took a stand against racial prejudice in the late 1940s.
- April 08, 2013 |
Jack now has his turn at the silver screen, with the film “Jack the Giant-Slayer,” in theaters now. I saw it, and was disappointed. Here’s why.
- March 18, 2013 |
Is Oz the Great and Powerful, out on DVD June 11, a worthy prequel to the 1939 classic? Are there any positive takeaways or cautions to be aware of? Crosswalk's Shawn McEvoy & Stephen McGarvey break down Sam Raimi's take on the origins of the Wizard and the Wicked Witch. Read Christian Hamaker's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- March 15, 2013 |
Former Disney star Ashley Benson is busy promoting a racy R-rated film, "Spring Breakers," which features (among other things) a threesome scene. And if that's not bad enough, it's being promoted via a cover story in Seventeen Magazine, a magazine which has openly shared that they target girls as young as 12.
- March 14, 2013 |
Crosswalk.com sits down with director and foster-care advocate Bill Muir to talk about his new action-adventure kids movie The Lost Medallion, releasing in theaters March 1st.
Read Crosswalk's full review of The Lost Medallion here.
- March 01, 2013 |
Beautiful, terrifying, bizarre, these are only a few words I would use to describe Adam and Dog, the Oscar nominated short film by Minkyu Lee.
- February 21, 2013 |
It's Oscar week! The editors and film critics at Crosswalk.com announce their winners of the best movies of 2012, based upon criteria such as themes of redemption, sacrifice, purpose, and hope; strong production values; and moving performances. Shawn McEvoy & Stephen McGarvey explain why these films made the cut. Your favorite film didn’t? Let us know in the comments! For the full text version of this report, visit www.crosswalk.com/culture/features/crosswalk-top-movies-of-2012.html
- February 19, 2013 |
Of all the 2012 Oscar nominees, Beasts of the Southern Wild is one of the more obscure, but quite possibly also the most original. Crosswalk.com’s Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy discuss the merits and cautions of director Benh Zeitlin’s first feature film.
- February 13, 2013 |
Art is something upon which not everyone agrees. That was certainly true for those on Crosswalk’s movie review panel in 2012.
- February 08, 2013 |
Crosswalk.com's Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy discuss the merits of Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty, examining the quality, themes, worldview, and cautions of this Oscar-nominated film that chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden.
- February 04, 2013 |