actor: Leonor Varela

Alpha

Alpha functions as, perhaps surprisingly, a life-giving feature; ironic, as much of the film revolves around the outlying threat of taking life away. A survivalist tale, a la Jack London at times, the film, directed by Albert Hughes, sets the stakes a bit higher. What it offers that other films of [...]

A Fine Step

June 24, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Calvin Masterson is a five time world champion along with his horse Fandango in the Paso Fino competition, which means fine step. Paso Fino is a breed of horse that is known for its smooth, natural, four beat lateral gait. So our story begins after Cal and Fandango take their fifth win and are [...]

Blade II

Fans of the comic may enjoy this bloodfest, but most may find the gore more than they want to see. "Blade II" creates a poster child for exploitation of violence as entertainment from the opening scene as Blade chases and dispatches a trio of bloodeaters. Vampire bodies explode, burst into flames [...]

Jeremiah

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Now, I would never suggest that the Bible needs help bringing its stories to life, but this series has helped me understand more about the culture of biblical times. After viewing this excellent production, I went back to God’s Word and re-read the book of Jeremiah. What had been laborious [...]