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Terminator Genisys (2015) by Alan Taylor - Movie Review

Terminator Genisys (2015) by Alan Taylor - Movie Review

Terminator Genisys (2015) Directed by: Alan TaylorWritten by: Laeta Kalogridis, Patrick LussierStars: Emilia Clarke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Jai CourtneyRun Time: 126min. Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and gunplay throughout, partial nudity...


Jurassic World (2015) by Colin Trevorrow - Movie Review

Jurassic World (2015) by Colin Trevorrow - Movie Review

Jurassic World (2015) Directed by: Colin Trevorrow Written by: Colin Trevorrow, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, BD Wong, Judy Greer, Vincent D'Onofrio Run Time: 124min. Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for...


Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) by Joss Whedon - Movie Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) by Joss Whedon - Movie Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Directed by: Joss Whedon Written by: Joss Whedon (screenplay), Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (comic book) Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evens, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Bettany, James Spader, Aaron Taylor-Johnson,...


CHAPPiE (2015) by Neill Blumkomp - Movie Review

CHAPPiE (2015) by Neill Blumkomp - Movie Review

Chappie (2015) Directed by: Neill Blumkomp Written by: Neill Blumkomp and Terri Tatchell Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Watkin Tudor Jones (Ninja), Yo-Landi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo, and Brandon Auret Run Time: 120 min Rated: 14A (Canada), Rated R (MPAA)...


Birdman (2014) by Alejandro González Iñárritu - Movie Review

Birdman (2014) by Alejandro González Iñárritu - Movie Review

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Andrea...


Into The Woods (2014) by Rob Marshal - Movie Review

Into The Woods (2014) by Rob Marshal - Movie Review

Into the Woods (2014) Directed by: Rob Marshall Written by: James Lapine (screenplay & musical) Stars: Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Mackenzie Mauzy, Chris Pine, Lilla Crawford, Tammy Blanchard and Lucy Punch Run Time: 125min...


The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies (2014) by Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies (2014) by Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Directed by: Peter Jackson Written by: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens (screenplay), J.R.R. Tolkien (book) Stars: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly,...


Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by: Ridley Scott Writers: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffery Caine, Steven Zaillian. Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Isaac Andrews, John Turturro, Ben Mendelsohn, Ben Kingsley, Maria Valverde Run Time: 150 Min Rated: PG (Canada) Rated PG-13 (MPAA)...


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by: Francis Lawrence Writers: Danny Strong, Peter Craig (Screen Play), Suzanne Collins (Novel) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Joshua Hutcherson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Run Time: 123 min Rated: PG (Canada)...


Interstellar (2014) Directed by Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Interstellar (2014) Directed by Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Interstellar (2014) Directed by: Christopher Nolan Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow Run Time: 169 min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for some intense perilous action...


The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by Wes Ball - Movie Review

The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by Wes Ball - Movie Review

The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by: Wes Ball Writers: Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, T.S. Nowlin (screenplay); James Dashner (book) Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Blake Cooper, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee Run Time: 113 min Rated: PG (Canada)...


Boyhood (2014) Directed by Richard Linklater - Movie Review

Boyhood (2014) Directed by Richard Linklater - Movie Review

Boyhood (2014) Directed by: Richard Linklater Writer: Richard Linklater Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater Run Time: 165 Min Rated: PG (Canada), R (MPAA) for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use. Listen here for audio...


Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Directed by James Gunn - Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Directed by James Gunn - Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Directed by: James Gunn Writer: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Benicio Del Toro, Lee Pace Run Time: 121 min. Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for intense sequences...


Hercules (2014) Directed by Brett Ratner - Movie Review

Hercules (2014) Directed by Brett Ratner - Movie Review

Hercules (2014) Directed by: Brett Ratner Writer: Ryan Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie, Reece Ritchie, Ingrid Bolsø Bredal, John Hurt and Joseph Fiennes. Run Time:98 Min Rated:14A (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for epic battle...


Transformers 4 Age of Extinction (2014) Directed by Michael Bay - Movie Review

Transformers 4 Age of Extinction (2014) Directed by Michael Bay - Movie Review

Transformers 4 Age of Extinction (2014) Directed by:  Michael Bay Writer: Ehren Kruger Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kelsey Grammer, Stanley Tucci, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Titus Welliver, Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Ken Watanabe Run Time: 165 Min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for intense sequences...


How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) Directed by Dean DeBlois - Movie Review

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) Directed by Dean DeBlois - Movie Review

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) Directed by Dean DeBlois  Writer: Dean DeBlois, (screenplay), Cressida Cowell ("How to Train Your Dragon" book series)  Stars: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, Craig Ferguson, Kit Harington, DjimonHounsou  Run Time:...


Book Of The Month For May 2014: I Am Not Afraid

Book Of The Month For May 2014: I Am Not Afraid

Book Of The Month For May 2014: I Am Not Afraid  "I Am Not Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare" by Bennett, Robert H.  2013 / Paperback / 240 Pages   Overview While Africa and Madagascar seem like strange and faraway places, the world in which we now live has become much...


Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Directed by: Marc Web - Movie Review

Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Directed by: Marc Web - Movie Review

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Directed by: Marc Web Writer: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci (screenplay), Stan Lee, Steve Ditko (Comic Book) Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field Run Time:  142 Min Rated PG (Canada) Rated PG-13 (MPAA) for sequences of...


Heaven Is For Real (2014) Directed by: Randall Wallace - Movie Review

Heaven Is For Real (2014) Directed by: Randall Wallace - Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org.     Heaven Is For Real (2014) Directed by: Randall Wallace Writer: Randall Wallace, Chris Parker (screenplay), Todd Burpo,...


The Agony in the Garden

The Agony in the Garden

Recently I had the privilege to take part in Canadian Lutheran World Relief's (CLWR) 2014 Global Encounter, held in Israel and Palestine. In addition to visiting places like the Augusta Victoria Hospital and various Lutheran schools which are supported in part through funding from CLWR, I also...