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Dunkirk (2017)

Title: Dunkirk Directed by: Christopher Nolan Screenplay by: Christopher Nolan Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy Music by: Hans Zimmer The men crouch on the beach, ducking for cover from the divebomber’s bombs.  A pilot crashes into the English Channel,…
August 3, 2017
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Rashomon (1950)

Title: Rashomon Directed by: Akira Kurosawa Written by: Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Akira Kurosawa Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori Try this: Type “Rashomon” into Google News and see what you come up with. I’ve been doing just that over a period of years, since I…
June 26, 2017
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Wonder Woman (2017)

Title: Wonder Woman Directed by: Patty Jenkins Screenplay: Allan Heinberg Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Said Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock Music: Rupert Gregson-Williams “I used to want to save the world, but I knew so little then.” So says Diana the…
June 19, 2017
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The Case for Christ (2017)

Title: The Case for Christ Directed by: Jon Gunn Adapted from: The Case for Christ Story by: Lee Stroebel (book), Brian Bird (screenplay) Produced by: Jon Gunn, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Forster When I told my friend that I was headed to the movie version of The…
May 22, 2017
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The Circle (2017)

Title: The Circle Directed by: James Ponsoldt Adapted from: The Circle Story by: Dave Eggers Produced by: Tom Hanks, James Ponsoldt, Gary Goetzman, Anthony Bregman Published on: May 12, 2017 When asked me to review The Circle, I worried. The movie ][as of May 2017) has a 16%…
May 12, 2017
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Alien: Covenant (2017)

Title: Alien: Covenant Directed by: Ridley Scott Written by: John Logan, Dante Harper Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy CrudupMusic by: Jed Kurzel Alien: Covenant is the sixth movie in a franchise that is running on fumes.  This Covenant movie is a sequel to Prometheus…
May 8, 2017
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Life (2017)

Title: Life Directed by: Daniel Espinosa Written by: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds Given the name “Life,” the title of this new outer-space science-fiction thriller, I was looking for a grand artistic gesture. I wanted a movie about all…
May 3, 2017
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The Shack (2017)

Title: The Shack Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine Written by: John Fusco, Andrew Lanham Starring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw While heading into The Shack, a woman in front of me in the ticket line asked for a ticket to “that Christian movie, whichever one that’s…
April 22, 2017