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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,...


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...


Fences (2016) Denzel Washington - Mini Movie Review

Fences (2016) Denzel Washington - Mini Movie Review

Fences (2016) Directed by: Denzel Washington Writer: August Wilson (Screenplay and Play) Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney, Run Time: 139min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for thematic elements, language...


Hell or High Water (2016) David Mackenzie - Mini Movie Review

Hell or High Water (2016) David Mackenzie - Mini Movie Review

Hell or High Water (2016) Directed by: David Mackenzie Writer: Taylor Sheridan (Screenplay) Stars: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Run Time: 102min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for some strong violence, language throughout and brief sexuality Listen here for audio of...


Lion (2016) Garth Davis - Mini Movie Review

Lion (2016) Garth Davis - Mini Movie Review

Lion (2016) Directed by: Garth Davis Writers: Luke Davies (Screenplay), Saroo Brierley (Book "A Long Way Home") Stars: Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Divian Ladwa, Keshav Jadhav Run Time: 118min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA)...


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...


IssuesEtc Segment: 74th Golden Globe Awards 2017

IssuesEtc Segment: 74th Golden Globe Awards 2017

74th Golden Globe Awards 2017 In this segment of IssuesEtc pastors Giese and Wilken talk about the recent telecast of the 74th Golden Globe Awards. Provided in this interview are some general observations of the award show and a little discussion of what makes the Golden Globe Awards...


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,...


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,...