Archive for the ‘Movie Reviews’ Category

Movie Review: Inception

28 July 2010 1 comment

I’ve not much to say about the movie, Inception.  I will say though that it’s not so dull or so repugnant that I wouldn’t write a review about it.  It’s just (how Read more…

Categories: Movie Reviews, Theology

The Spurious Sperry Synopsis Slip-up

11 May 2010 Comments off

[Hat/Tip:  “SW”]

One reader has pointed me to an article about the film, “The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry,” Read more…

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Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon (UPDATED)

30 April 2010 5 comments

How to Train Your Dragon (HTTYD) is a (2-d)/3-d animated adaptation of a series of children’s books, about an Read more…

Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland

31 March 2010 Comments off

I’ve been avoiding seeing the movie Alice in Wonderland for a very important reason. During my school days, I read portions of Carroll’s works as I was supposed to, but never dived in like I did with other favorite authors. And alas – my days of reading for pleasure are long over.

I really wanted to read one or both of the Alice books before going to see Read more…

Categories: Movie Reviews, The Family

Movie Review: Shutter Island

24 February 2010 Comments off

There’s really not much I can say about the movie Shutter Island without giving the whole thing away. Critics either really loved it or really hated it. I side with those critics who assert that   Read more…

Movie Review: A Serious Man

9 February 2010 Comments off

There is not much I can say about the Coen Brother’s latest film A Serious Man without giving the whole thing away, so I need to be careful with this review. Read more…

Movie Review: The Lovely Bones

27 January 2010 2 comments

At first, I wasn’t going to see it.  Then, Roger Ebert had an apoplectic fit over the movie,

“The Lovely Bones” is a deplorable film with this message: If you’re a 14-year-old girl who has been brutally raped and murdered by a serial killer, you have a lot to look forward to..

and I just had to see what would induce well, anyone to have a fit over a Peter Jackson adaptation of a best-selling novel.   Read more…

Categories: Movie Reviews, Theology