The enduring image of Mary Magdalene has had a tough reputation both in the Church and popular culture … I fully enjoyed seeing Mary restored to a position of authority as a key apostle of Jesus and an important element of the early church in her own standing.
Sex is a weapon in this brutal espionage-em-up which sees Jennifer Lawrence star as Dominika Egorova, a prima ballerina, who becomes coerced into a dangerous high-level intelligence operation.
It’s tough enough falling for someone, at any point in your life. Before you know it, a special spark can arc between you and someone completely unexpected … But it’s probably a lot harder if you developed feelings for, erm, a fish person?
A film that will scorch your soul and challenge you but also leave you thinking through how you approach those around you and just maybe make you a better person as a result.
Dir. Rian Johnson Cast: Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Daniels, Laura Dern, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Andy Serkis Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20) “We are the spark, that will light the fire that’ll burn the First Order down …” The cinematic galaxy far, far away is […]
We’re all addicts of some sort, so be addicted – just be addicted to something better.
Dir: Mel Gibson Starring: Andrew Garfield, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths. Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20) “What you did on that ridge is nothing short of a miracle …” War is absolute hell but occasionally there are still angels to found – even on the battlefield and this ‘based on […]
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.