actor: Patricia Clarkson

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

The Maze Runner: The Death Cureis the third installment in this movie trilogy and brings the story to an action-packed and bombastic conclusion. The return of a character from the first movie and some unexpected twists add a few surprises in this concluding film. In addition, not everyone survives [...]

One Day

The movie opens with a date of July 15, 1988, and continues to update on that same day and month, July 15, until finally we finish at July 15, 2011. A lot happens in between to both Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway) and her best friend, sometimes lover, Dex Mayhew (Jim Sturgess). She is the steady one of [...]

Friends with Benefits

Wow, and I mean "wow" in a, sadly, bad way. This film is likely to offend several people. There are several references to casual sex, a female character asks a man to swear on a Bible app on her electronic device that he won't fall for her if they have casual sex, and a man who is attracted to a [...]

Good Night, and Good Luck – Filtered

March 14, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

I had a tough time getting into this movie, but I think it was because I’m not very familiar with the career of Edward Murrow. But, the acting was great as well as the black and white format. And it was very clean with the exception of Murrow being a chain smoker and a few old-time cigarette ads. [...]

Good Night, and Good Luck

This film focuses on the conflict between McCarthy and Murrow, not on the hearings themselves. Clooney has taken original news footage and woven it into his movie allowing McCarthy to represent himself in this docu-drama. Context is key and since I am not a historian, I will not make any comments [...]


May 18, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Coach Herb Brooks, who missed playing for the USA Olympic hockey team of 1960 by one week, gets a chance at winning as he coaches the 1980 USA Olympic team. He is a hard worker who pushes his team beyond what they initially believe they can endure. At times his work ethic causes some problems [...]

The Dead Pool – Filtered

November 20, 2001
"The Dead Pool" had an extreme amount of violence The story-line was good with suspense, but the amount of violence and the drug use shown was very inappropriate. The drug use shown included a scene of a man going through withdrawals and then going back to his trailer to get more drugs to make [...]