Something Wicked This Way Comes

The movie is set in the 1930s, in the small hamlet of Green Town, Illinois where two boys, Jim and Will, are best friends. One week before Halloween, they find a flier advertising a…

The Goonies

The ultimate in kid’s adventure movies!  Between this movie and Back to the Future, the summer of 1985 was one I have extremely fond memories of.  After seeing this movie, my brother and I immediately came home and started looking for…


I stumbled across this short film (6 minutes) on Youtube, on a channel called Messenger Studios. I had no idea what it was about, but ended up in tears half way through. A very powerful punch packed into 6 short minutes, dealing with those times when we feel abandoned by God. 

The Last Starfighter

Like most other kids in the 80s, my brother and I were big gamers, rocking out our original Atari and NES gaming systems, and going to the arcade every chance we got. (He was much better than me, I can remember one trip to the arcade where we’d each gone in with two dollars and I blew mine in the first fifteen minutes and after wandering around for an hour I checked on him and he was still on his first fifty cents.)

You Are Here: A Come From Away Story

9/11. Two numbers that will be forever linked, representing one of the biggest tragedies our country has ever seen. But, as in any tragedy, there was also opportunity for hope, love, and caring to show itself.

Dear Evan Hansen

So, about five months ago my friend Allen recommended the movie Dear Evan Hansen to me. He described it as a “hard, beautiful, tragic, victorious movie of the hidden struggles we all face,” and he had “cried his way through it three times.” I had never seen it but had heard a little about it and knew it was based on a…