writer: Andrew Lanham

Just Mercy

January 10, 2020

Dove Approved for 18+

Bryan Stevenson’s memoir, about becoming a pro bono lawyer for those wrongly convicted on death row and the Walter McMillian case, powerfully conveys the manner in which the Southern Center for Human Rights tackled racial inequality in Alabama and beyond. Destin Daniel Cretton’s cinematic [...]

The Glass Castle

August 11, 2017
Based on Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir of the same name, “The Glass Castle” is a thoughtful drama that expertly tackles issues like abuse, trauma, unconditional love, and the power of forgiveness. It’s beautifully shot and acted, boasting of a stellar cast including Brie Larson, Woody [...]

The Shack

March 3, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Shack" is a profound and creative way of revealing the unconditional love of God. Mackenzie "Mack" (Sam Worthington) has an encounter with the Holy Trinity at a shack following the death of his beloved daughter. The movie is heartwrenching at times, but it reveals the compassion and mercy of [...]