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Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Mel Gibson - Movie Review

Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Mel Gibson - Movie Review

Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Directed by: Mel Gibson Writers: Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight (Screenplay) Stars: Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving, Sam Worthington, Teresa Palmer, Rachel Griffiths, Run Time: 139min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for intense prolonged realistically...


Doctor Strange (2016) Scott Derrickson - Movie Review

Doctor Strange (2016) Scott Derrickson - Movie Review

Doctor Strange (2016) Directed by: Scott Derrickson Writers: Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill (Screenplay), Steve Ditko (Comic Book) Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong, Benjamin Bratt, Chiwetelu Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams  Run...


Inferno (2016) Ron Howard - Movie Review

Inferno (2016) Ron Howard - Movie Review

Inferno (2016) Directed by: Ron Howard Writers: David Koepp, (Screenplay), Dan Brown (Book) Stars: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Ben Foster, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, Ana Ularu, Sidse Knudsen Run Time: 121min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for sequences of action and violence, disturbing images,...


Sully (2016) Clint Eastwood - Movie Review

Sully (2016) Clint Eastwood - Movie Review

Sully (2016) Directed by: Clint EastwoodWriters: Todd Komarnicki, (Screenplay), Chesley Sullenberger, Jeffrey Zaslow (Book: Highest Duty) Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Patch Darragh, Jamey Sheridan, Michael Rapaport, Vincent Lombardi Run Time: 96min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13...


Ben-Hur (2016) Timur Bekmambetov - Movie Review

Ben-Hur (2016) Timur Bekmambetov - Movie Review

Ben-Hur (2016) Directed by: Timur BekmambetovWriters: John Ridley, Keith R. Clarke (Screenplay), Lew Wallace (Book) Stars: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Pilou Asbæk, Morgan Freeman, James Cosmo, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Haluk Bilginer Run Time:...


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 -...


Ghostbusters: Answer the Call (2016) Paul Feig - Movie Review

Ghostbusters: Answer the Call (2016) Paul Feig - Movie Review

Posted in 2016 / issuesetc.org / Movie Review / Pastor Ted Giese

Ghostbusters: Answer the Call (2016) Directed by: Paul FeigWriters: Paul Feig, Katie Dippold (screenplay), Stars: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Neil Casey,Run Time: 120min Rated: PG (Canada) PG - 13 (MPAA) for supernatural action and some...


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 Jungle Book (2016) Jon Favreau - Movie Review

The Jungle Book (2016) Jon Favreau - Movie Review

The Jungle Book (2016) Directed by: Jon Favreau Writers: Justin Marks (screenplay), Rudyard Kipling (book) Stars: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong'o, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken Run Time: 105min Rated: PG (Canada) PG (MPAA)for some sequences of...


God's Not Dead 2 (2016) Harold Cronk - Movie Review

God's Not Dead 2 (2016) Harold Cronk - Movie Review

God's Not Dead 2 (2016) Directed by: Harold Cronk Writers: Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Hayley Orrantia, Jesse Metcalfe, Ernie Hudson, Benjamin A. Onyango, Robin Givens, Trisha LaFache, Paul Kwo, David A.R. White, Ray Wise, Pat Boone Run Time: 120min Rated: G...


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Zack Snyder - Movie Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Zack Snyder - Movie Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Directed by: Zack Snyder Writers: Chris Terrio, David S. Goyer Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter Run Time: 151min Rated: PG (Canada) PG - 13 (MPAA) for...


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, ...


Oscars - 88th Academy Awards - winning films reviewed by IssuesEtc

Oscars - 88th Academy Awards - winning films reviewed by IssuesEtc

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honouring the best films of 2015, were largely overshadowed by questions of Hollywood racism. The host of the ceremony was Chris Rock, an African American Comedian. His scathing opening monologue...


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...


Hail Caesar! (2016) by Joel and Ethan Coen - Movie Review

Hail Caesar! (2016) by Joel and Ethan Coen - Movie Review

Hail Caesar! (2016) Directed by: Joel and Ethan Coen Writers: Joel and Ethan Coen Stars: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill. Run Time: 106 min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for some suggestive content...


The Revenant (2015) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Movie Review

The Revenant (2015) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Movie Review

The Revenant (2015) Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Writers: Mark L. Smith, Alejandro González Iñárritu (Screenplay), Michael Punke (based in part on the novel by) Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck, Melaw Nakehk'o, Duane Howard,...


Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) By J.J. Abrams - [Spoilers] Movie Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) By J.J. Abrams - [Spoilers] Movie Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Directed by: J.J. Abrams Writers: J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt Stars: Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Peter Mayhew, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Max von Sydow, Andy Serkis, Mark Hamill, Run Time: 135 min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13...