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Star War: The Last Jedi (2017) Rian Johnson - Movie Review

Star War: The Last Jedi (2017) Rian Johnson - Movie Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Directed by: Rian Johnson, Writers:  Rian Johnson (story and screenplay by), George Lucas (based on characters created by) Stars: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson,...


The Star (2017) Timothy Reckart - Movie Review

The Star (2017) Timothy Reckart - Movie Review

The Star (2017) Directed by: Timothy Reckart Writers: Carlos Kotkin (screenplay by), Simon Moore, Carlos Kotkin (story by) Stars (voice): Steven Yeun, Keegan-Michael Key, Aidy Bryant, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Christopher Plummer, Ving Rhames, Gabriel Iglesias, Kelly Clarkson, Anthony...


Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Taika Waititi - Movie Review

Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Taika Waititi - Movie Review

Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Directed by: Taika WaititiWriters: Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost (screenplay by) Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby (based on the comics by) Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban,...


Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Denis Villeneuve - Movie Review

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Denis Villeneuve - Movie Review

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Directed by: Denis VilleneuveWriters: Hampton Fancher, Michael Green (screenplay by) Hampton Fancher (story by) Philip K. Dick (based on characters from the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?") Stars: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Dave Bautista, Robin Wright, Ana...


Study Guide for Luther (2003) Developed by Rev. Ted Giese for Lutheran Church Canada & the 500th Anniversary of the beginnings of the Reformation

Study Guide for Luther (2003) Developed by Rev. Ted Giese for Lutheran Church Canada & the 500th Anniversary of the beginnings of the Reformation

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” (Ephesians...


It (2017) Andy Muschietti - Movie Review

It (2017) Andy Muschietti - Movie Review

It (2017) Directed by: Andy MuschiettiWriters: Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman (screenplay), Stephen King (based on the novel by) Stars: Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Bill Skarsgård, Nicholas...


Dunkirk (2017) Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Dunkirk (2017) Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Dunkirk (2017) Directed by: Christopher Nolan Writers: Christopher Nolan Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Glynn-Carney, Tom Hardy, Jack Lowden, Kenneth Branagh, James D'Arcy, Cillian Murphy, Harry Styles, Michael Fox Run Time: 106...


The Promise (2017) Terry George - Movie Review

The Promise (2017) Terry George - Movie Review

The Promise (2016) Directed by: Terry George Writers: Terry George, Robin Swicord (screenplay) Stars: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Angela Sarafyan, Marwan Kenzari, Igal Naor, Rade Serbedzija, Jean Reno, James Cromwell Run Time: 133min Rated: 14A (Canada)...


The Case for Christ (2017) Jon Gunn - Movie Review

The Case for Christ (2017) Jon Gunn - Movie Review

The Case for Christ (2017) Directed by: Jon Gunn Writers: Brian Bird (screenplay), Lee Strobel (book) Stars: Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Robert Forster, L. Scott Caldwell, Mike Pniewski, Tom Nowicki, Renell Gibbs, Haley Rosenwasser, Brett Rice, Faye Dunaway Run Time: 112min Rated: G (Canada)...


Beauty and the Beast (2017) Bill Condon - Movie Review

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Bill Condon - Movie Review

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Directed by: Bill Condon Writers: Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos (Screenplay) Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Luke Evens, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Nathan Mack, Stanley Tucci, Hattie Morahan Run Time:...


The Shack (2017) Stuart Hazeldine - Movie Review

The Shack (2017) Stuart Hazeldine - Movie Review

The Shack (2017) Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine Writers: John Fusco, Andrew Lanham, Destin Cretton (Screenplay) William P. Young with Wayne Jacobsen and Brad Cummings (Book) Stars: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Radha Mitchell, Megan Charpentier, Gage Munroe, Amélie Eve, Avraham...


Silence (2017) Martin Scorsese - Movie Review

Silence (2017) Martin Scorsese - Movie Review

Silence (2017) Directed by: Martin Scorsese Writers: Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese (Screenplay), Shusaku Endo (Book) Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Yôsuke Kubozuka, Yoshi Oida, Issei Ogata, Ciarán Hinds, Run Time: 161min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for some disturbing...


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Gareth Edwards - Movie Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Gareth Edwards - Movie Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Directed by: Gareth Edwards Writers: Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy, John Knoll, Gary Whitta (Screenplay), based on characters created by George Lucas. Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang,...


Suicide Squad (2016) David Ayer - Movie Review

Suicide Squad (2016) David Ayer - Movie Review

Suicide Squad (2016) Directed by: David AyerWriters: David AyerStars: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jay Hernandez, Jared Leto, Ben Affleck, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Karen Fukuhara, Joel Kinnaman, Cara Delevingne, Jai Courtney, Alain ChanoineRun Time: 123min Rated: PG (Canada) PG -...


Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) Roland Emmerich - Movie Review

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) Roland Emmerich - Movie Review

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) Directed by: Roland EmmerichWriters: Nicolas Wright, James A. Woods, Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich, James Vanderbilt (screenplay), Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, Jessie T. Usher, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, William Fichtner, Judd Hirsch,...


The Conjuring 2 (2016) James Wan - Movie Review

The Conjuring 2 (2016) James Wan - Movie Review

The Conjuring 2 (2016) Directed by: James WanWriters: Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, James Wan, David Johnson (screenplay), Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor, Simon McBurney, Franka Potente, Bob Adrian, Bonnie Aarons, Lauren Esposito, Benjamin Haigh, Patrick...


X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Bryan Singer - Movie Review

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Bryan Singer - Movie Review

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Directed by: Bryan Singer Writers: Simon Kinberg (screenplay), Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg, Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris (story) Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan,...


Captain America: Civil War (2016) Anthony and Joe Russo - Movie Review

Captain America: Civil War (2016) Anthony and Joe Russo - Movie Review

Captain America: Civil War (2016) Directed by: Anthony and Joe RussoWriters: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (screenplay), Mark Millar (comic book), Joe Simon, Jack Kirby (characters) Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle,...


The Young Messiah (2016) Cyrus Nowrasteh - Movie Review

The Young Messiah (2016) Cyrus Nowrasteh - Movie Review

The Young Messiah (2016) Directed by: Cyrus Nowrasteh Writers: Cyrus Nowrasteh, Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, (Screenplay), Anne Rice (novel) Stars: Sean Bean, David Bradley, Jonathan Bailey, Vincent Walsh, Sara Lazzaro, Christian McKay, Adam Greaves-Neal, Rory Keenan, Jane Lapotaire, Finn Ireland, ...


Risen (2016) by Kevin Reynolds - Movie Review

Risen (2016) by Kevin Reynolds - Movie Review

Risen (2016)  Directed by: Kevin Reynolds Writers: Kevin Reynolds, Paul Aiello (screenplay), Paul Aiello (story) Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Peter Firth, Tom Felton, Cliff Curtis, Stephen Greif, María Botto, Stewart Scudamore, Stephen Hagan. Run Time: 107 min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13(MPAA) for...