actor: Jack Black

Saving Silverman

In the past week, I have seen two films featuring a man taking a bowel movement. This one also features a buttocks enhancement operation where we see a device placed under the skin of a buttocks. And it is sad to report that there are writers in Hollywood who still believe dimwits uttering [...]

Jesus Son

Narrating the film in a disarming tone of voice, the young man (Billy Crudup) presents his story; the ecstasy of first live, the agony of loss, the sadness of substance abuse and the starkness of sudden sobriety. The film puts us in the center of a grimy lost world of uneducated party people who [...]

High Fidelity

Bitter, sarcastic, profane; those are the qualities of the lead. But then, they are also the makeup of most of the other characters. Cusack’s Rob Gordon is trying to figure out why he can’t have a lasting relationship. This is a great idea for a story, but so much of the content is either [...]

The Never Ending Story III: Escape from Fantasia

February 18, 1997

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Never Ending Story III: Escape from Fantasia" is a fast-paced fantasy film which is set in both a real world and the unusual, slightly bizarre world of Fantasia. The characters are able to move between their two worlds by using a wish and a magical necklace. Bastian, the primary character, and [...]

The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Now here is a movie that was definitely made with Halloween in mind. The timing of its release is no accident. It features several themes but is, ultimately, a horror flick for kids. The movie opens with a young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vacarro) seen on a bus heading to New Zebedee, [...]