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A Man Called Ove - Life is Worth LIving

A Man Called Ove - Life is Worth LIving

Meet Ove (Rolf Lassgard), a middle-aged curmudgeon who growls at the neighborhood dogs and hisses at the stray cat that hangs out at his door.  He sees himself as the neighborhood’s rule enforcer much to the frustration of said neighbors. But the man behind the delightful Swedish comedic-drama “A Man Called Ove,” hides a deep pain. Cancer took his wife recently and he daily brings flowers to her grave, sitting and talking with her, which includes complaining about his unru...
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A Dog's Purpose - to get you loving

A Dog's Purpose - to get you loving

Lasse Hallström, the Swedish director known for thought-provoking films such as “The Hundred Foot Journey,” “Chocolat,” “The Shipping News,” and “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” once again provides theater-goers with some food for thought in “A Dog’s Purpose.” Of course, the food tastes better out of the trash and bacon from under the table is just the best.
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Patriots Day - Standing Together in Love

Patriots Day - Standing Together in Love

On April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon resulting in the deaths of three people—one an eight-year-old boy—and the maiming of hundreds. The four-day manhunt that followed resulted in the death of one of the suspects and the arrest of the other. The events of this day have been dramatized in “Patriots Day,” directed by Peter Berg.
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Hidden Figures - Simple Respect

Hidden Figures - Simple Respect

Just imagine three African-American women on the side of the road, their car broken down. It’s Hampton, Virgina in 1961 and a white police officer pulls over, suspicious. Once he hears they work for NASA, he changes his tune and offers them an escort so they won’t be late for work. As she’s driving, one of the women exclaims, “Three Negro women are chasing a white police officer down the highway in 1961. That is a God-ordained miracle.”
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Scorsese's "Silence" is his most Catholic film

Scorsese's "Silence" is his most Catholic film

Shûsaku Endô (1923-1996) was a Japanese Catholic novelist whose extensive writings probed the conflicts and paradoxes of faith. He was born in Tokyo, lived in Manchuria, then returned to Japan and was baptized at about the age of 11. After university, he married, had a son and lived in France. The novelist Graham Greene, with whom Endo has often been compared, said he was "one of the finest living novelists" of his time.In 1966, Endô published Silence (Chinmoku), a wo...
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Collateral Beatuy - tapping in

Collateral Beatuy - tapping in

Many critics have totally panned “Collateral Beauty” as being emotionally manipulative, unworthy of the acting talent collected in the film. I agree that it’s emotionally manipulative but it’s also inspirational and a heartwarming, if unrealistic, reminder to see the beauty all around us. Now, who couldn’t use that reminder from time to time, right?
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