Ender’s Game

“The way we win matters.” In the wake of an alien attack that nearly destroyed the human race, the International Fleet is training the next generation of soldiers, starting from… Read More

The Hill

Rickey Hill is a young boy who loves playing baseball, though it’s not easy with the leg braces he’s forced to wear due to a degenerative spinal condition. His overbearing… Read More

I Am David

When 12-year-old David escapes from the harsh Bulgarian labor camp he grew up in, he possesses little more than a compass, a sack, and a sealed letter. Warned to trust… Read More

Galaxy Quest

Actor Jason Nesmith (Tim Allen) enjoys minor fame for having starred as the captain on an old cheesy sci-fi TV show called Galaxy Quest (a clear parody of Star Trek).… Read More

The Lorax

This week’s film is an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s classic story that warns us of the potential costs, both spiritual and environmental, of excessive materialism and greed. Ted is a… Read More

The Secret of NIMH

Mrs. Brisby, a field mouse, is a widowed mother living with her four children in a cinder block on a farm. When she learns that her home will soon be… Read More

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

As the US just experienced another solar eclipse, this week’s movie features perhaps the most famous use of an eclipse as a plot device. When mechanic Hank Martin (Bing Crosby)… Read More

The Impossible

Here’s a film based on the true story of one family’s survival of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. Maria Bennett (Naomi… Read More

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

To escape the bombings in London during World War II, four young siblings evacuate to an old professor’s country estate, where the youngest unexpectedly discovers a magical wardrobe that serves… Read More

The House at the End of the World: The Carthusian Cloistered Monastery

Stat Crux dum volvitur orbis The Cross is steady while the world turns This week’s film is something a little different: a documentary about Carthusian monks in a South Korean… Read More

A Matter of Life and Death

When Royal Air Force pilot Peter Carter (David Niven) is forced to jump from his plane without a parachute, he expects to die. So he’s surprised to wake up on… Read More