Andres: Not your typical biblical movie

May 27, 2019 by

After being released overseas last year, Mary Magdalene made it to U.S. theaters in early April and began streaming this month on Amazon. Directed by Garth Davis (who also directed Lion, one of my favorite...

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Andres: Terrible and beautiful

Oct 9, 2017 by

Netflix has released First They Killed My Father, based on the experience of Loung Ung, who as a child survived the Pol Pot regime during the Khmer Rouge years in Cambodia. It is a compelling story of...

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Movie review: Calvary

Sep 5, 2014 by

After a slow start, 2014 is turning into the best year of the century for independent filmmaking, with film after film leaving me saying Wow! Calvary is a brilliant little Irish film written and directed by...

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Movie review: The Railway Man

May 30, 2014 by

As I become more and more convinced that a film’s moral compass should be a primary criterion for film criticism, many film critics seem to be moving in the opposite direction. Belle is a case in point....

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