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  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special

    ★★★★½

    “What if Alton doesn’t belong with us? We need to consider that, come tomorrow, he may be gone."

    Philippians 3:20-21 (NASB)

  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    ★★

    Well, Ritchie tried. But I think the biggest lesson to learn with this is that you can't treat a fantasy epic like a crime thriller. If you want to, then you should probably not make your story so loaded.

    For most of Legend of the Sword's excessive run time I felt like I was constantly ten minutes behind, trying too hard to keep up with the ADHD editing and plot progression. It didn't help that I couldn't bring myself to…

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  • A Monster Calls

    A Monster Calls

    ★★★★★

    “Stories are wild creatures. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?”

    Well, A Monster Calls certainly wreaked havoc on my heart, that's for certain.

    Perfect casting. Wonderful illustrations. Dazzling CGI. A moving soundtrack. A story that I don't think I'll ever forget. This film has it all.

    We need more films like this. Movies like A Monster Calls provide healing in a way that is exclusive to this art form. That being said, it's still…

  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special

    ★★★★½

    Destined to be one of 2016's lesser-known gems (but more than likely a future streaming sensation), "Midnight Special" is fully dedicated to bringing its engaging characters to life through a slow-burn storytelling process eerily similar to Steven Spielberg's classic masterpiece, "E.T." Set in the American midwest (can we please have more films which take place in the midwest?), the excessive flair usually seen with sci-fi films takes a backseat while more emphasis is placed on articulating the belief dichotomy revolving…