Documentary Review- The Speed Cubers

The Netflix documentary ‘The Speed Cubers‘ is directed by Sue Kim and takes on Speed Cubing, the competition for solving the Rubik’s Cube, as its subject. It specifically discusses the friendly competition between American “cuber” Max Park from California and Australian competitor Feliks Zemdegs, both world record-holders. The movie tells the story of how Zemdegs…

‘Cuties’ Review: Courtesy of Elisha Krauss

My fellow commentator Elisha Krauss did a breakdown of the child exploitation French film “Cuties” aka “Mignonnes.” The feature won awards at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and critical acclaim but has received universally denunciation from audiences, social media, and even from politicians. Her review is incredibly smart, thoughtful, and reveals just how abhorrent the…

9/11- A Day America Will Never Forget

I have good parents. When we were growing up, my Mom and Dad taught my Sister and I about patriotism. They taught us how we are blessed to live in the United States of America. They were not “helicopter parents” and they made sure to teach us about our national history, the good and the…

Inspiring Quotes From J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien is known for his fantasy fiction series ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ but he was also literary critic, writer, poet, and faithful to Christ. He was a proud Christian and a committed Catholic. Through his writing, he not only inspired through his tales of Middle Earth but affirmed the Gospel and its impact…

Movies Stuck In Development Limbo We Want To See (UPDATE)

What is Development Limbo? Pretty much, it is when a film gets through scripting, casting, and even a few stages, but for whatever reason, loss of funding, a production company backs out, an actor or actress quit, they are put on hold. Several entries on my previous lists have been made, but many still linger…

Music Review- Rend Collective: Our Prayer

Rend Collective’s Socially Distant Worship Club EP brings us some incredible music with their song “Our Prayer,” a dedication and prayer about restoring God’s kingdom. Lord our prayer will ever be Your kingdom come Restore the mighty name of Christ the Son Let prodigals return to raise Your song Our God Our God has no…

Documentary Review- Tread

‘Tread‘ is one of those of unique documentaries that could be true crime or the tragic story of a man who is pushed too far. Director and writer Paul Solet tells the story of one man who was pushed to that breaking point. The true story of wielder Marvin Heemeyer, who opened a muffler repair…

‘Animal Crackers’ Review- Magical Circus Animals

‘Animal Crackers‘ is a 2017 animated film directed by Scott Christian Sava and Tony Bancroft. It had its premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France but was not released in America until 2020 via Netflix. Owen Huntington (John Krasinski) grew up watching his Uncle Buffalo Bob (James Arnold Taylor) and Aunt Talia’s…

‘The Rental’ Review- Dave Franco’s Directorial Debut

Dave Franco comes out swinging with his directorial debut thriller film ‘The Rental,’ a movie he co-wrote with Joe Swanberg. It was made by Black Bear Pictures and released through IFC Films. On another note, it had its premiere at the Vineland Drive-In. Charlie (Dan Stevens), his wife Michelle (Alison Brie), his brother Josh (Jeremy…