Category: Movie Reviews

My Top Five Favorite Films for 2016

In 2016, I watched a total of 44 films. Here are my top five favorites in no particular order:   The Young Messiah Risen Hacksaw Ridge Ben-Hur Miracles From Heaven Honorable Mention: The Letters Finding Dory I should mention that I have not yet viewed Silence, Sully, or Queen of Katwe, which I have heard are very good.

Seven Quick Takes: Advent-Christmas Mix

This will be very quick, as Christmas is coming soon and I have barely begun to prepare for the season. I have been preparing spiritually for Christ’s coming during this Advent season, however, which is more important than preparing materially. I have been attending daily Mass, going to Confession on a frequent basis, and praying the Rosary and the Chaplet once or twice a day....

7 Quick Takes: Christmas Movies and Books

Believe is one Christmas movie I am looking forward to viewing this year. It opens in theaters on Dec. 2. Here is a review from Variety, Here is a brief synopsis from the website. For years, the small town of Grundy, Va. has relied on the Peyton family to provide the highlight of the year—the annual Christmas pageant. When Matthew Peyton (Ryan O’Quinn) inherits the family...

A Christmas Carol (movie), Disney

Ten Best Christmas Movies

There seem to be an endless array of “Christmas” movies to view during this miraculous and grace-filled season. Some have little to do with the real meaning and spirit of Christmas, while are others, although they don’t actually share the Christmas story itself share the true meaning of the season. Some are great Christmas classics that bring joy and love to your heart. This is...