writer: Lee Hall

Rocketman

May 31, 2019
The Synopsis: A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. The Review: Confession: I'm a longtime Elton John fan. I've never met the man, but as I have tried to teach myself to tickle the ivories, he's the nearest thing I've had to a piano teacher. His [...]

Victoria and Abdul

October 20, 2017
From the beginning, something seems a bit off in the palace of Queen Victoria. It is not just in her dull, routine, even predictable life. A strange pace seems to befuddle even the flow of the movie as you watch it. The comedy of manners seems painted broad and unholistic; the biographical drama [...]

The War Horse

December 25, 2011

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This movie soars in an epic way! It's simplistic story-telling and awesome visuals light up the screen in a way which is magical! The viewer will experience just about every emotion while watching this winner made by, not surprisingly, an expert in the field of direction named Steven Spielberg. [...]

Billy Elliot

October 13, 2000
This compelling story shows how a passion and a God-given gift can help overcome poverty and prejudice. Alas, I am unable to recommend it for family viewing due to the objectionable content, including profanity and obscenity from a [...]