Tag Archives: Jack O’Connell

What I’ve Been Watching: Summer Surprises To Rule Them All

A full gauntlet of films is available for your extended Fourth of July celebrations. They’re diverse, with comedy, action, and thought-provoking power intertwined, thanks to turns by old favorites (Will Ferrell, Denzel Washington, Ben Stiller) and new ones (Jack O’Connell, … Continue reading

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Unbroken: A Second Look (Movie Review)

A month after seeing Unbroken for the first time, I went back with a group of folks from church to see what new insights I might glean from director Angelina Jolie’s cinematic translation of Laura Hillenbrand’s bestseller Unbroken: A World War II Story … Continue reading

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Unbroken: Surviving The Darkness (or, How Angelina Jolie Made A Movie About Faith) (Movie Review)

Louie Zamperini’s troubled childhood was saved by competitive running, a winding road that led to racing in the Olympics (Germany, 1936). But World War II tabled his running career, and after forty-seven days adrift at sea, internment in a Japanese prisoner of war … Continue reading

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