writer: Gary Whitta

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

December 16, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is a film that will be loved by most "Star Wars" fans. It is a mixture of old and new and the ending perfectly leads into the first-ever "Star Wars" film, "A New Hope". This prequel tells how the Death Star plans were stolen from the Empire, and it is an intriguing [...]

After Earth

May 31, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a terrific father and son film, a thrilling coming-of-age movie as well as a story of survival. General Cypher Raige (Will Smith) returns home from a lengthy tour of duty to learn his son, Kitai (Jaden Smith), has not been promoted to Cadet. There is a tangible tension between the two but [...]

The Book of Eli

January 15, 2010
This film is a bit of an oxymoron. On the one hand, you have a character named Eli (Denzel Washington) who protects the Bible in an apocalyptic, post-war world. He quotes scripture and is divinely protected as he heads west because the voice of God told him to. Eventually he plans to deliver the [...]