Hacksaw Ridge (*****) So many ways to serve

This is a great film, if you can stomach something as graphic as The Passion of the Christ. It's done in an equally sacred manner, if you value life. To see lives so easily lost, you will be more heartened to find a man running all through the night, praying for the strength to save "just one more."

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Lights Out (**1/2) but no dance

There are a few scary moments in Lights Out (hint: they don't include Bello), but overall, the film is like a first date movie. The kind you take a girl to when you aren't sure where she is with the concept of a scary movie, but you wouldn't mind having her jump into your arms at least once. That might happen, but no more than that.

Warm Bodies is a simple tale of hope for the Walking Dead

  Warm Bodies - 2013 Writer and Director Jonathan Levine Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Rob Corddry, Dave Franco, Analeigh Tipton, Cory Hardrict, John Malkovich Based on the book by Isaac Marion This is a movie that accomplishes everything it wants to, within the limits of its scope.  It isn't out to be scary.  It is not intended … Continue reading Warm Bodies is a simple tale of hope for the Walking Dead

I Am Number Four takes it self seriously, but is fun

I Am Number Four - 2011 Directed by D.J. Caruso Starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Callan McAullife, Kevin Durand Written by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Marti Noxon, based on I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore (Jobie Hughes and James Frey) The name James Frey is a fount of controversy ever since … Continue reading I Am Number Four takes it self seriously, but is fun