Category: movies

The History Channel’s The Bible Mini-Series (Part 2)

The History Channel’s The Bible Mini-Series (Part 2)

Introduction Last week I wrote a review of The History Channel’s The Bible Mini-Series, Part 1. If you’ve read the review you’ll know that I wasn’t a huge fan of the series thus far...

The History Channel’s The Bible Mini-Series (Part 1).

The History Channel’s The Bible Mini-Series (Part 1).

I don’t have cable – so I don’t watch a lot of The History Channel. I do respect some of the programming that comes out of the channel, but my limited exposure to its...

Movie Review: The Hobbit

Movie Review: The Hobbit

My sister (Anne) had her birthday this past Saturday and as part of the celebration a few of us went out to see Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey. I was eager to...

Movie Review: For Greater Glory (Rated R)

Movie Review: For Greater Glory (Rated R)

I’ve been on a historical dramas kick recently – which is somewhat unusual for me. While I enjoyed these epics when I was younger, I found them too slow moving in recent years…but something...

Movie Review: Bernie (PG-13).

Movie Review: Bernie (PG-13).

In the film Bernie, the lead character (whose name is also the title of the film), is a friendly funeral director who befriends a wealthy widow but eventually ends up resenting her as she...

Movie Review: Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen.

Movie Review: Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen.

Today I watched one of those movies that I kept thinking, “I should watch that” but never quite felt in the mood. A foreign-language (German) biographical drama about a twelfth century nun, Hildegard von...

Movie Review: Downfall (Rating: R)

Movie Review: Downfall (Rating: R)

Downfall is one of those beautiful and disturbing historical epics that foreigners seem to do so much better than us Americans. It tells the story of Hitler and his closest compatriots during the last...

Movie Review: Homeless for the Holidays.

Movie Review: Homeless for the Holidays.

For a number of years I’ve been a member of the Ground Force Network, an organization that utilizes grassroots endeavors to market various products and services – mainly around a faith-based subject matter. While...

Hulu – Watching Video Online.

Hulu – Watching Video Online.

I grew up in the middle of nowhere. We didn’t have a television for a number of years. Cable was not available. Satellite was the only (and expensive option). Local TV channels were sparse....

Movie Review: 9 (Tim Burton).

Movie Review: 9 (Tim Burton).

Introduction 9 is a new animated film based upon an Academy Award nominated short of the same name. The film attracts attention for a intriguing preview, an all-star cast, and (perhaps most importantly) the...