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Earth

Earth (Blu-ray version) is a feature-length version of the BBC/Discovery Channel nature documentary television series Planet Earth follows three animal migration stories and related events across our planet. Filmmakers circle the globe by land, sea, and air while incorporating humor, drama and, predictably, … Continue reading

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An Interview With Christian Filmmaker George Escobar of Come What May

George D. Escobar was not only co-director in the relationship/abortion-themed drama Come What May, but also produced, wrote, and served as art director on the film. He collaborated with several aspiring filmmakers as well, supporting them in the Advent Film … Continue reading

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Come What May

Note: no spoilers here. “They tear the baby out of its only means of life support, and say ‘Wow, look at that, our machines can’t sustain its life,’ and somehow, that proves it’s not viable?” This memorable drama tackles the … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

“The ballet tells the story of the Four Realms. How your mother discovered our world.” The Nutcracker and the Four Realms does not lean on the famous music though it’s certainly incorporated into this enjoyable 99-minute film. Audiences of all … Continue reading

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Death at a Funeral

NOTE: no spoilers here “You can’t understand death until you’ve given life.” This 2010 dark comedy remake of the 2007 British film of the same name has a stellar cast list, engaging story, and unpredictable fun. The subpar 2009 Indian … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Blunt takes one of the most high-profile lead female roles in film history as director Rob Marshall takes the helm of this ambitious Mary Poppins sequel…they both succeed. Blunt (A Quiet Place, The Devil Wears Prada, Edge of Tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Reflections: From ‘The Net’ to Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’: Isolating Ourselves Using Technology

Sandra Bullock’s 1995 film The Net and her current post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box represent a nice cinematic progression of the following question: Why should I go outside my home when I can find experiences that are better, cheaper, and safer by using technology? In The … Continue reading

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Golden Globe Nominations (Film)

The Golden Globes award ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 6th, 2018 beginning at 8 p.m. EST on NBC.  Comedian Andy Samberg and Golden Globe nominee Sandra Oh will host. Here are the major film nominations with the results … Continue reading

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Battleship

“We trust in God all; others we track.” After more than 70 years as a board game, Director Peter Berg and his filmmaking crew borrow a general concept for this mildly entertaining movie. The inevitable coordinates-guessing concept does not even … Continue reading

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First Man

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” The Neil Armstrong biopic First Man spans from 1961 to 1969 in the life of the famous engineer/aviator/astronaut, portrayed here by Ryan Gosling. It’s an enveloping character study thanks to Josh Singer’s … Continue reading

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