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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...


Annabelle: Creation (2017) David F. Sandberg - Movie Review

Annabelle: Creation (2017) David F. Sandberg - Movie Review

Annabelle: Creation (2017) Directed by: David F. SandbergWriters: Gary Dauberman Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto, Lulu Wilson, Talitha Bateman, Stephanie Sigman, Samara Lee Run Time: 109 min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for horror violence and terror. Listen here for audio of...


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...


War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Matt Reeves - Movie Review

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Matt Reeves - Movie Review

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Directed by: Matt ReevesWriters: Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves (screenplay); Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, (based on characters created by) Stars: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller, Terry Notary, Ty Olsson, Michael Adamthwaite,...


Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Jon Watts - Movie Review

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Jon Watts - Movie Review

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Directed by: Jon Watts Writers: Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers (screenplay); Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley (story by); Stan Lee, Steve Ditko (based on the Marvel comic book by)...


King Arthur: Legend of the Sword - Guy Ritchie / Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Dead Men Tell no Tales - Joachim Ronning, Espen Sandberg / The Mummy - Alex Kurtzman / Transformers 5 The Last Knight (2017) Michael Bay - Movie Reviews

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword - Guy Ritchie / Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Dead Men Tell no Tales - Joachim Ronning, Espen Sandberg / The Mummy - Alex Kurtzman / Transformers 5 The Last Knight (2017) Michael Bay - Movie Reviews

Listen here for audio of radio interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org where Christianity meets culture. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) Directed by: Guy Ritchie Writers: Joby Harold, Guy Ritchie,...


Wonder Woman (2017) Patty Jenkins - Movie Review

Wonder Woman (2017) Patty Jenkins - Movie Review

Wonder Woman (2017) Directed by: Patty JenkinsWriters: Allan Heinberg, (screenplay) Zack Snyder, Allan Heinberg, Jason Fuchs (story by) William Moulton Marston (Wonder Woman created by), Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Saïd Taghmaoui,...


Alien: Covenant (2017) Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Alien: Covenant (2017) Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Posted in 2017 / Pastor Ted Giese / Movie Review / issuesetc.org

Alien: Covenant (2017) Directed by: Ridley ScottWriters: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett (based on characters created by), Jack Paglen, Michael Green (story by), John Logan, Dante Harper (screenplay), Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo,...


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) James Gunn - Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) James Gunn - Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Directed by: James GunnWriters: James Gunn (screenplay), Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Steve Englehart, Steve Gan, Jim Starlin, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby, Bill Mantlo, Keith Giffen (based on the Marvel comics by) Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana,...


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)...


Kong: Skull Island (2017) Jordan Vogt-Roberts - Movie Review

Kong: Skull Island (2017) Jordan Vogt-Roberts - Movie Review

Kong: Skull Island (2017) Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Writers: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly (Screenplay) John Gatins (Story) Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, Toby Kebbell, Jason Mitchell, Richard...


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...


Manchester by the Sea (2016) Kenneth Lonergan - Movie Review

Manchester by the Sea (2016) Kenneth Lonergan - Movie Review

Manchester by the Sea (2016) Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan Writer: Kenneth Lonergan (Screenplay) Stars: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Kyle Chandler, Michelle Williams, Kara Hayward, Anna Baryshnikov, Ben O'Brien, Gretchen Mol, Matthew Broderick, Run Time: 137min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA)...


La La Land (2016) Damien Chazelle - Mini Movie Review

La La Land (2016) Damien Chazelle - Mini Movie Review

La La Land (2016) Directed by: Damien Chazelle Writer: Damien Chazelle (Screenplay) Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, John Legend, Run Time: 128min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for some language Listen here for audio of radio interviews about films from a Christian...


Arrival (2016) Denis Villeneuve - Mini Movie Review

Arrival (2016) Denis Villeneuve - Mini Movie Review

Arrival (2016) Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Writers: Eric Heisserer (Screenplay) Ted Chiang (Short Story: "Story of Your Life") Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Tzi Ma, Michael Stuhlbarg, Run Time: 116min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for brief strong language Listen here...