director: Lee Tamahori


September 25, 2007
This film was entertaining and quite exciting, offering a new twist on the basic time-travel storyline. The plot was a little complicated, but the filmmaker did a pretty good job keeping viewers up-to-speed. I was only left with a couple questions as the credits rolled (backward, I might add). [...]

xXx: State of the Union

I was wondering how they came up with the name XXX. After viewing this sequel, I determined that it quite possibly stands for X-tra X-treme X-plosions. The last time I saw that much stuff blow up I was with my buddies on July 4th. This movie was a hundred minutes of explosions, gunfire, and [...]

Die Another Day – Edited

August 19, 2003

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This reviewer goes back to enjoying the original Bond movie, "Dr. No", in a Chicago suburb drive-in theatre. I well remember looking at my husband, and both of us saying almost simultaneously, "Oh my gosh, I can't believe how good this movie is!". The Bond movies have morphed over four decades from [...]

The Edge – Filtered

December 13, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Edge was filled with excitement, suspense and kept your interest throughout the movie while the main character, Charles, was faced with many difficult decisions he put to work many survival skills and showed forgiveness, self control and an unconditional love for his wife. Being in a plane [...]

Along Came a Spider

Whatever a film’s weaknesses, it always has a redeeming value if Morgan Freeman is in the cast. Truly an exceptional actor, Freeman doesn’t need verbose dialogue or scene-chewing antics to keep us glued to the screen. He has a mystic presence. Real, yet charismatic, he’s intense and always [...]