actor: Liam Hemsworth

Isn’t It Romantic

February 13, 2019
The Synopsis A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy. The Review: Isn’t It Romantic? The title is a good question about the film. And the answer may not be completely clear. The film spends much energy making fun of tropes that fill (or [...]

Independence Day: Resurgence

June 24, 2016
"They're back." That's the main focal point of the new "Independence Day" movie, "Resurgence", although it definitely ends with an open door for another possible sequel. Twenty years have passed since the alien invasion of 1996. Now former President Whitmore (Bill Pullman) is still recovering from [...]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

November 20, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" embodies the themes of friendship, loyalty, dedication, and, ultimately, sacrifice. Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) has returned from the Capitol and from the clutches of President Snow (Donald Sutherland). The effects of having been tortured and brainwashed with [...]

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

November 21, 2014

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" is powerful, dramatic, and full of strong acting. Jennifer Lawrence does an excellent job as the main character, Katniss Everdeen, whose pain in fighting against the Capitol government and President Snow (Donald Sutherland) is clearly demonstrated. Katniss [...]

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

November 22, 2013
This follow up film to "The Hunger Games" is a darker version than the first one. The Capitol is determined to keep hope down amongst the people and particularly Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) who is the symbol of that hope. President Snow (Donald Sutherland) has former victors meet in the [...]

Paranoia

August 16, 2013
This movie shows how much technology plays a part in today's society. Adam Cassidy (Liam Hemsworth) works for a major mobile company but is tired of the lack of promotion. He goes before the CEO, Nicholas Wyatt (Gary Oldman), with an idea which Wyatt insults. Later Wyatt blackmails Cassidy, knowing [...]

The Expendables 2

August 17, 2012
"The Expendables 2" features a lot of stars: Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Norris, Statham, Lundgren, and more. And it features some lines which viewers of their movies will recognize. For example, in one scene Schwarzenegger shows up just in time to help his friends who are in a jam and, crashing [...]

The Hunger Games

March 23, 2012
Survival of the fittest. That is what "The Hunger Games" come down to. And Katniss Everdeen is all for survival, especially after she takes the place of her younger sister, Primrose, to spare the young girl's life. She wants to live to care for her sister after the games. Katniss is excellent with [...]

The Last Song

March 31, 2010

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Although the lead character, Ronnie (Miley Cyrus), begins the film as an angry, emotionally closed-off teenager who yells at and disrespects her father, this only leads to the eventual lessons of forgiveness and love that she learns. Her father shows the value of unconditional love, which Ronnie [...]