Viewers looking for a true picture of the young Jesus will best be served by searching Him out in Scripture and avoiding this messy, fictionalized concoction.
The film is respectful of the Christian faith in its consideration of what a nonbeliever would have to “reconcile” should he come in contact with the risen Christ.
Even though the film captures the beauty of the frontier landscape and its bitter dangers and troubles, it is a poor substitute for the book on which it is based, writes reviewer Ted Giese.
The film — about child abuse in the Roman Catholic Church — is a movie of substance that is worth watching, even if it’s painful.
Appropriately cold and dark, the film at its core confronts the nature and consequences of sin.
At its core, “Fury” is not a sweeping epic but rather an intimate portrait of men in war. And those men are never far from their Christian faith.
This unique film, shot over 12 years, tells the story of a young boy and his family as he grows from boyhood, through adolescence, into early adulthood.
The new movie is ‘heartwarming’ but lacks ‘a heavenly roadmap,’ writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.