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Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Jon M. Chu - Movie Review

Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Jon M. Chu - Movie Review

Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Directed by: Jon M. Chu, Writers: Peter Chiarelli, Adele Lim (screenplay by) Kevin Kwan (based on the novel "Crazy Rich Asians" by) Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Nico Santos, Pierre Png, Kheng Hua Tan,...


The Meg (2018) Jon Turteltaub - Movie Review

The Meg (2018) Jon Turteltaub - Movie Review

The Meg (2018) Directed by: Jon Turteltaub Writers: Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber (screenplay) Steve Alten (based on the novel "Meg" by) Stars: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Shuya Sophia Cai, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy, Robert Taylor, Ólafur...


Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Christopher McQuarrie - Movie Review

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Christopher McQuarrie - Movie Review

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie Writers: Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay) Bruce Geller (based on the television series created by) Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa...


Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Peyton Reed - Movie Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Peyton Reed - Movie Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Directed by: Peyton Reed Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Paul Rudd, Andrew Barrer, Gabriel Ferrari (screenplay) Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas, Michael Peña, Hannah John-Kamen, Abby Ryder Fortson,...


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) J.A. Bayona - Movie Review

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) J.A. Bayona - Movie Review

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Directed by: J.A. Bayona Writers: Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow (screenplay) Michael Crichton (based on characters created by) Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine,...


Incredibles 2 (2018) Brad Bird - Movie Review

Incredibles 2 (2018) Brad Bird - Movie Review

Incredibles 2 (2018) Directed by: Brad Bird Writer: Brad Bird Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huckleberry Milner, Catherine Keener, Eli Fucile, Bob Odenkirk, Samuel L. Jackson, John Ratzenberger, Brad Bird Run Time: 118min Rated: PG (Canada), PG (MPAA) for action sequences...


Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Ron Howard - Movie Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Ron Howard - Movie Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Directed by: Ron Howard Writers: Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan (screenplay by) George Lucas (based on characters created by) Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul...


Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Anthony Russo, Joe Russo - Movie Review

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Anthony Russo, Joe Russo - Movie Review

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (screenplay by) Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Steve Englehart, Steve Gan, Bill Mantlo, Keith Griffen, Jim Starlin, Larry Lieber, Don Heck (Based on Marvel Comic Characters...


A Quiet Place (2018) John Krasinski - Movie Review

A Quiet Place (2018) John Krasinski - Movie Review

A Quiet Place (2018) Directed by: John Krasinski, Writers: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski (screenplay by) Bryan Woods and Scott Beck (story by) Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward, Run Time: 90min Rated: 14A (Canada), PG-13 (MPAA) for...


Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) Andrew Hyatt - Movie Review

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) Andrew Hyatt - Movie Review

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) Directed by: Andrew Hyatt, Writers: Terence Berden, Andrew Hyatt, Stars: James Faulkner, Jim Caviezel, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley, John Lynch, Noah Huntley, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Manuel Cauchi, Run Time: 108 min Rated: PG (Canada), PG-13 (MPAA) for...


A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Ava DuVernay - Movie Review

A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Ava DuVernay - Movie Review

A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Directed by: Ava DuVernay, Writers: Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell, (screenplay by) Madeleine L'Engle (based upon the novel by) Stars: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach...


Black Panther (2018) Ryan Coogler - Movie Review

Black Panther (2018) Ryan Coogler - Movie Review

Black Panther (2018) Directed by: Ryan CooglerWriters: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole, (screenplay by) Stan Lee, Jack Kirby (based on the comics by) Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela...


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 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)...