Movie Review: Kingsman – The Secret Service *Spoilers Alert!*

From director Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service is a refreshing addition to the slew of spy films in this day and age. While some might label it as a parody of sorts, I believe it is a class of its own. Yes, it draws inspiration from the big franchises like James Bond…

Movie Review: Rogue One – A Star Wars Story *Spoilers Alert!*

I have to say that I was greatly worried when they first teased Rogue One. However, after seeing it in the theater, I realized that my worry was unfounded because the first Star Wars spin-off movie is amazing! If you’re like me, you probably knew what the plot is before you saw it. Following the…

Movie Review: Moana *Spoilers Alert!*

Every turn I take, every trail I track Every path I make, every road leads back To the place I know, where I cannot go Where I long to be See the line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me And no one knows, how far it goes If the wind in my…

Movie Review: A Monster Calls *Spoilers Alert!*

No, he isn’t. Liam Neeson voices the tree monster who visits Conor O’Malley (Lewis MacDougall) in his dreams. His mother, played by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s Felicity Jones, has cancer and he is forced to tackle it head-on while dealing with bullies in school and the prospect of living with his grandmother (Sigourney…

The Fox and the Lion

There was once a Fox who had many talents. His family moved around all the time so he didn’t consider any of their former residences home. At a young age, he left their kennel and began to live in the jungle away from his parents and siblings. While the Fox knew a lot of things, he…

Youth Connect: Balancing Life

I was invited to Students of Destiny (SOD) in 2002. My life has never been the same since then. Honestly, I don’t know where I would have ended up if not for the help and support provided by these awesome people. It’s amazing how God has used SOD to touch the lives of thousands and…

TV Series Review: Marvel’s Luke Cage *Spoilers Alert!*

If you have watched Jessica Jones, you probably already know Luke Cage (Mike Colter). But while we got a glimpse of his backstory in the former series, here’s where Marvel and Netflix go deeper into Power Man’s origins. We learn that he’s a product of a(nother) failed(?) Super Soldier experiment. It was then that he…

Movie Review: Memento *Spoiler-Free*

I’ve heard so much about this movie before I was finally able to see it. I thought I knew what I was getting into but I was completely wrong about that. This might not be my favorite film from director Christopher Nolan. However, I agree that it’s beautifully made and destined to be a cinematic…

Movie Review: Doctor Strange *Spoilers Alert!*

Stephen Strange: This doesn’t make any sense The Ancient One: Not everything does. Not everything has to. She got that right! Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange is entertainingly weird. We watched it on IMAX and it was definitely worth it! Benedict Cumberbatch plays Dr. Stephen Vincent Strange, a brilliant neurosurgeon who loses the use of his…

Movie Review: Sing Street *Spoilers Alert!*

Question: What’s the best way to win a girl’s affection? Answer: Start a band and invite said girl to be in your music video. It sounds silly when you think about it but that’s exactly what happens in John Carney’s Sing Street. Due to a slew of family problems, Conor is forced to deal with…

Movie Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children *Spoilers Alert!*

I was wrong to think that Charles Xavier had all the gifted youngsters in his school. Apparently, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children also serves as a safe haven for persecuted kids who have unnatural abilities. In this case, they are called peculiarities. The protagonist, Jake Portman (Asa Butterfield), grew up on stories by his…