Category Archives: 2013

A Polite Bribe (2013) Rated NR

A documentary looks at Apostle Paul as he works on keeping the first Christians together. Starring Paul Achtemeieir, Jeffrey J. Bütz, and Dominick Crossan. This documentary is brilliantly done with a mixture of interviews with theologians and the retelling of … Continue reading

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Diana (2013) Rated PG-13

A film chronicles the last two years of Diana’s life. Starring Naomi Watts, Cas Anvar, and Charles Edwards. This film focuses on the relationship between Princess Diana and Dr. Hasnat Khan. The focus is on the love story between the … Continue reading

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In Secret (2013) Rated R

A woman in Paris in the 1860s embarks on an affair that has its consequences. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, and Tom Felton. This film should have been better than it was. The storyline is intriguing, and the first part … Continue reading

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The Book Thief (2013) Rated PG-13

A young German girl during World War II steals books and shares them with others. All the while, her adoptive parents hide a Jewish friend in the basement. Based on the book by Markus Zusak. Starring Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, … Continue reading

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At Middleton (2013) Rated R

Two parents fall in love as they do a college tour for their kids. Starring Andy Garcia, Vera Farmiga, and Taissa Farmiga. This is one of those cute romance movies. We have two parents that spend the day enjoying the … Continue reading

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Hours (2013) Rated PG-13

A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive during Hurricane Katrina. Starring Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, and Nancy Nave. In some ways, this film is unrealistic, but, in other ways, it’s quite realistic. I don’t think a hospital would … Continue reading

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Finding Normal (2013) Rated NR

Dr. Lisa Leland is on her way to a wedding when she runs into the law in small town, Normal, N.C.  When she has a decision to make, jail or community service, she opts for community service. She is sentenced … Continue reading

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Love and Honor (2013) Rated PG-13

A young man who’s fighting the war in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girlfriend, so he and his friend go AWOL to win her back. Starring Liam Hemsworth, Austin Stowell, and Teresa Palmer. This is more of an anti-war … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Punch (2013) Rated R

When a criminal is forced to return to London, a detective believes it is his last chance to get the man who got away. Starring  James McAvoy, Mark Strong, and Andrea Riseborough. Welcome to the Punch is a film that … Continue reading

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Straight A’s (2013) Rated R

A former addict haunted by his mother’s ghost heads home to the family he abandoned. Starring Ryan Phillippe, Anna Paquin, and Luke Wilson. This film fits the saying that it isn’t good to judge a book by its cover. The title … Continue reading

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