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Who Wins When the Wild Calls?

By Jacob Sahms In the fifth adaptation of Jack London’s The Call of the Wild, Harrison Ford plays the gold hunter and narrator John Thornton who befriends the St. Bernard-Scotch Collie mix Buck that the film follows through several owners in his canine existential exploration of the 19th century Yukon. Much of the audience’s response to […]

Sonic the Hedgehog: What are You Longing For?

By Jacob Sahms Whether you’re a child of the 1990s or not, chances are you’ve heard of Sonic, the blue hedgehog whose supersonic speed allows him to outrun the competition in Sega’s alternative to Nintendo’s Mario. Developed as a character in an animated series (first in 1993), Sonic’s form finally found its match in the […]

The Last Full Measure: What is Your Lasting Impact?

By Jacob Sahms This was never what I expected. I never expected one more war film to actually resonate with me emotionally. I saw 1917 (beautiful and haunting but not very character-oriented) and most of the major war films released over the last few years [Hacksaw Ridge is my favorite of the recent films]. But in The Last Full Measure, the […]

Dove and The Oscars

by Suzy Sammons We are thrilled when the world recognizes great faith! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized three films released in 2019 that told stories of people motived to great influence by their faith in Jesus our risen savior. Harriet, Breakthrough and A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood are all […]

Don’t Call It a Marriage Story, Please

“…really excellent drama.. “ “Masterpiece” Really? These statements about Netflix’s Marriage Story make my head shake. Yes, it’s a well crafted film in writing, acting, directing. But why is this story an excellent movie experience? I’m still unsure of the actual message. True, many of the portrayals in the film are heartbreakingly true. Lawyers unilaterally […]

Dear Box Office 2019,

Here we are again, at the end of another season. The holiday’s are always dicey for our tumultuous relationship because we seem to want the same things, but sometimes it’s difficult to discern. And your sassy cousin Streaming continues to steal more of everyone’s attention, which is simply a new reality. You’re still my favorite. I love […]

Christmas Countdown! Week 7

Check out this week’s Christmas offerings from Christian Cinema! The Miracle Maker “The Miracle Maker is coming!” If any town is in need of a miracle, it’s Woodhaven, a tiny town hanging on the edge of the American frontier. It’s nearly Christmas, but it’s hardly a season of celebration. Work is scarce, money is tight, […]

Christmas Countdown! Week 6

Check out this week’s offerings of Christmas films from Christian Cinema! The Least of These Rose, a homeless single mother, and her young daughter Katy discover hope in a small-town diner. They are befriended by a feisty waitress, a big-hearted short order cook and a storefront Santa that gets served a valuable lesson in forgiveness. […]

Christmas Countdown! Week 5

Check out this week’s Christmas offerings from Christian Cinema! The Fourth Wiseman Based on Henry van Dyke’s classic, The Story of the Other Wise Man, this fictional story set in Biblical times is told in gently comic terms. A Magi named Artaban (Martin Sheen) sees a sign in the heavens that he hopes will lead […]

Christmas Countdown! Week 4

Check out this week’s Christmas offerings from Christian Cinema! Max Lucado’s The Christmas Candle The Christmas Candle is a timeless holiday film for the entire family. Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every twenty-five years an angel visits the village candle maker and touches […]