The film begins with a graphic scene of Japanese Christians being tortured with boiling water, observed by Father Ferreira (Liam Neeson) who is forced to watch having been captured for propagating Catholicism.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12a) Dir. Gareth Edwards Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Tudyk, Wen Jiang, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen and Forest Whitaker Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20) “I fear nothing. All is as the Force wills it.” Prepare to jump to light speed once again as we […]
I’m old enough to remember the original ‘Pete’s Dragon’ film, and it also happens to be one of my wife’s favourite films too, so I was really intrigued to watch this new version and see what Disney had done with it.
Director: Kevin Reynolds Cast: Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Peter Firth, Cliff Curtis, María Botto, Luis Callejo, Antonio Gil Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20) “What frightens you?” “Being wrong. Wagering eternity on him.” Welcome to one of the biggest and most speculated about events in history. It’s 33 A.D. – a key date for the biblical […]
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson, Paul Anderson, Brad Carter. Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20 on Twitter) “As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight. You breathe … keep breathing.” Revenant: a person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead … which makes the title of this […]
Director: JJ Abrams Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis and more… Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20 on twitter) “The Force is strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. My sister has it. You have that power, too.” 30 […]
As the gripping new crime drama Captive hits the UK, Matt Adcock caught up with the lead star in London … (read Matt’s review of the film) M. Why in world where we’re told people are disillusioned with God did you decide to make this film that has a Christian book at its core? D. Because I […]
Dir Jerry Jameson Starring: David Oyelowo, Kate Mara, Michael K. Williams, Mimi Rogers , Leonor Varela Reviewed by Matt Adcock – read: Matt’s interview with David Oyelowo “I have a demon inside me” Brian Nichols How far do you have to go before you’re considered ‘beyond redemption’? That’s a key question at the heart of Captive, the impressive fact […]
Recently I have had the massive privilege of working on a project with TWR-UK to record a thirteen week radio programme for blokes. It has been a collaboration between TWR-UK and CVM and the vision behind this project has been to talk about some of the big issues facing ordinary blokes who want to stay […]
Director: Colin Trevorrow Starring: BD Wong, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Irrfan Khan, Judy Greer, Omar Sy, Ty Simpkins, Vincent D’Onofrio Reviewed by Matt Adcock “You just went and made a new dinosaur? Probably not a good idea…” Can it really be twenty-two years since the events of Jurassic Park, which saw Isla Nublar become […]