producer: Clint Eastwood

Richard Jewell

December 13, 2019
The Synopsis: American security guard Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist. The Review: In the early-morning hours of July 27, 1996, I sat on [...]

The Mule

December 25, 2018
The Synopsis: A 90-year-old horticulturist and WWII veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel. The Review Wisdom may certainly come with age. When someone lives a long-enough life, they have the opportunity to learn from successes and [...]

The 15:17 to Paris

February 9, 2018

Dove Approved for 18+

The Synopsis: Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France. The Review: The 15:17 to Paris is an inspiring movie based on true events that took place in France in August 2015. Three American friends—two of them off-duty members of the U.S. military—halt a terrorist [...]

American Sniper

January 16, 2015
"American Sniper" takes a look at the psyche of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (strongly portrayed by Bradley Cooper) in a film based on true events. Chris' father told him and his younger brother while they were growing up that there are three kinds of people in the world: wolves (evil), sheep [...]

Million Dollar Baby

January 28, 2005
One of the most difficult things about reviewing films is giving an account of the movie without spoiling the film for others (i.e., giving away a surprise ending). Unfortunately, I will have to cross that line if I am going to truly inform you about the most objectionable thing in the film. You [...]

Space Cowboys

August 4, 2000
To me it’s not their combined ages that’s the big deal, but their combined talent. They are pros and fun to watch as they good-naturedly spoof old age and themselves. Alas, I cannot recommend the film for family viewing due to misuse of God’s name on seven different occasions. Also [...]

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