actor: Ray Wise

God’s Not Dead 2

August 16, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"God's Not Dead 2" is a movie with a bold statement about holding to one's faith. All the actors hit the right note. Melissa Joan Hart is wonderful as Grace Wesley, a high school teacher who simply answers a student's question about Jesus and is promptly challenged by school officials and told to [...]

Brothers Keeper

August 12, 2014

Dove Approved for 18+

This is a powerful movie about forgiveness and redemption which is realistically portrayed. Two twin brothers, Pete and Andy, look alike but are quite different. Pete has a steady girlfriend named Maggie whom he plans to marry and he is intent on making the ministry his career. Andy, on the other [...]

Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End

March 12, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End" is an end-times thriller focusing on the life of Joshua, a former military operative who is now a traveling business man. Joshua encounters a store owner and is present when a group of bikers tries to rob the shop. After he vanquishes the thugs he is [...]

One Missed Call

Apparently the success of such movies as "The Ring" and "The Grudge" has prompted filmmakers to continue the trend of re-making Japanese horror movies in the U.S. "One Missed Call" is another such remake. Unfortunately for fans of these horror movies that originate in Japan, the plots seem to be [...]

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 [...]