Category: Reviews

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Communication is the key in Arrival

Arrival is best described as genre bending. It is not an alien invasion film or psychological thriller as much as it is a philosophical journey that entertains.

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A little movie that sinks its claws in

A Street Cat Named Bob is a good, positive, life-affirming film which more people should see.

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Why are we fascinated with creating new life?

From Frankenstein to 2015’s Ex-Machina, artificial life forms have been a fascination of filmmakers through the decades.

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The other side of the balance sheet

Review: The Accountant (MA15+) Ben Affleck, JK Simmons, Anna Kendrick Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) has struggled all of his life to fit into society. Due to his...

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Call to action goes on

As we celebrate the 40th year of our Church, it is only fitting that a new book has chronicled our history of advocacy in the public space. Ex-Moderator Rev. Dr Brian...

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The feel-good film you have to see

During a season of powerful and onerous films, Hidden Figures is a light in a very dark room.

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What would make you reject your beliefs

Review: Silence (MA15+) Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson Jesus warned his followers that they would be persecuted by people who oppose him (John 15:18-24). So,...

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Journey to forgiveness

Review: The Light Between the Oceans (M) Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender Rachel Weisz There was so much potential for this film. Adapted from the bestseller...

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The other side of the fence

Review: Fences (PG) Denzel Washington, Viola Davis Stage productions do not always translate well to the big screen. The very nature of the staging constraints and the...

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Keeping Up With the Joneses

(M) Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm The Gaffneys love their neighbourhood. It has everything that they cherish in life: friends, family and safety. All of the...