Tagged: movie

Mom’s Night Out (Movie Review, PG)

Mom’s Night Out (Movie Review, PG)

There are things I review on my blog that I think everyone will love and then there are things I post here that I think some people will love…this one is for the some people, not...

Escape Plan (Movie Review, R)

Escape Plan (Movie Review, R)

I had a coupon for a free rental from Redbox. I’d been wanting to see Escape Plan and figured I’d pick it up…But I didn’t use my coupon. It would have taken ten minutes...

Margin Call (R): Movie Review.

Margin Call (R): Movie Review.

[Okay, this is really only like 25% movie review, 75% my hypothesizing about systemic ills that cause significantly societal dysfunction] Margin Call is a 2011 film with an a great ensemble cast that includes...

Movie Review: Evil.

Movie Review: Evil.

Sometimes movies sit in my Netflix queue for a long time. Netflix suggests that I will really, really like them – but I’m not convinced. Finally, I give it a try and almost without...

Move Review: Special Forces (R)

Move Review: Special Forces (R)

Special Forces is a 2011 French film depicting a French special forces unit that is air dropped into Pakistan to rescue a war correspondent who has been captured by a volatile and violent militia. The...

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: 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...