actor: Rutger Hauer

Samson

February 16, 2018

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

It's a dark time in the nation of Israel, and the book of Judges (which is arguably the goriest and most horrific of all biblical books), tells the story of Israel's downward spiral into chaos after the death of their previous leaders, Moses and Joshua. For those of you unfamiliar with the story [...]

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

July 21, 2017
"Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" plays less like candy-colored swashbuckler like, say, James Cameron's "Avatar" or James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy" and more like a science fiction rendering of Tom Sawyer. The plot has one common thread involving an alien race facing annihilation, [...]

The Letters

December 4, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Letters" is a dramatic and powerful movie which should inspire every single viewer! It is the story of Mother Teresa, via some letters she wrote over the years to a certain priest. The cast includes Max Von Sydow as the priest, Celeste Van Exem. Juliet Stevenson is absolutely wonderful as [...]

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

November 16, 2007
What does it mean to be human? This is the central theme of this film, with both humans and robots pondering that question. One character reflects on the imminent "death" of a robot, and says, "It's too bad she won't live - but then, who does?" These kinds of philosophical questions surface during [...]

Sin City

April 1, 2005
This movie was an atrocious waste of a remarkable cast which reads like a guest list at the Emmy’s. Quentin Taratino was only an assistant director but this film evidences his style. I found myself lost at times trying to follow all three stories in the plot, which was made difficult by the [...]