producer: Jack Rapke

The Walk

October 9, 2015
"The Walk" is an entertaining movie based on the incredible true story of Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who walked on a wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Aug. 6, 1974. The film opens with the character of Petit speaking to the movie audience from atop the Statue of [...]

Christmas Carol, Disneys A

November 6, 2009

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie is no bah, humbug! It is a pretty faithful telling of Charles Dickens' classic novel, and the 3-D and animation is fabulous. Jim Carey shows some true versatility as he lends his voice not only to Scrooge, but to several characters including the Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present [...]

Monster House

July 21, 2006

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Monster House" is a roller coaster ride of a movie with a possessed house starring as the main character. There are many scary scenes in the film as our heroes try to stop the house from eating its victims (later we learn everyone is OK). I was surprised to see so many young children in the [...]

What Lies Beneath

July 21, 2000
This intense, often nerve-racking ghost story freely borrows from many other films, including “Rear Window,” “The Sixth Sense,” and “Dial M for Murder.” It also jolts with far too many red herrings – you know, where the cat jumps out at the protagonist or the friend, rather than the [...]

Welcome to Marwen

The Synopsis: A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process. The Review: Welcome to Marwen is based on a true story about a man named Mark Hogancamp who is horribly beaten after a drunken encounter in a bar with characters [...]