actor: Jai Courtney

Storm Boy

July 1, 2019

Dove Approved for All Ages

Storm Boy tells a simple story remarkably well by carefully capturing and distilling the ebb and flow of regret throughout the film. Early in the film we find that Michael’s stoic father lives in a constant state of deep regret because of a family tragedy he could have prevented. His relationship [...]

Terminator: Genisys

July 1, 2015
"Terminator: Genisys" does a good job in giving the audience the feeling they just finished watching the first two "Terminator" movies and the story has simply continued. Indeed, both Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is one of the stars again in the "Terminator" franchise, as well as the original [...]

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

March 20, 2015
"Insurgent" is an action-packed ride that follows the first film in the "Divergent" series. Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) are on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet), the Erudite elite's leader. Winslet plays Jeanine with a subtle undercurrent of brewing cruelty. There is a secret [...]

Unbroken

December 25, 2014
"Unbroken" is a powerful movie, especially considering that it is based on a true story. Louis Zamperini was a strong-willed child, experimenting as a teen with drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes. However, he was raised by loyal parents who disciplined yet loved him. His mother prayed for him [...]

A Good Day to Die Hard

February 14, 2013
If you're looking for a father-son reconciliation movie, this is it; unless you shy away from blazing guns, killing sprees, impossible stunts, unbelievable car chases with pileups, etc. "A Good Day to Die Hard" portrays John McClane as the father who goes to Russia to rescue his reckless son, [...]