Under-handed backstabbing, hypocrisy, intrigue, and blackmail. These are not vices — they’re just standard politics. Ryan Gosling is put through the ringer trying to do everything to keep one scandal after another under wraps and away from the press in the Mike Morris campaign. But can he do this without crossing the line in the sand? How does the ‘The Ides of March’ challenge all of our credences with earnest drama? Is this just another liberal spin on truth, justice, and the American way? Find out now on Movieology!
The trailer for ‘Machine Gun Preacher’ wowed Christians with it’s explosive action and obvious religious themes. But does the actual film deliver as an edifying and uplifting tale of compassion? or is it merely a overbearing symposium of ‘Machine Gun Preachiness?’ Find out right now, on Movieology!
‘Courageous’ is the fourth film from the increasingly well-funded Sherwood Pictures, the team that brought you ‘Facing the Giants’ and ‘Fireproof’. If you listen to audiences, this is the greatest Christian movie ever made. But critics seem almost as unanimously to wish this cop drama had exercised its right to remain silent. Why the disconnect? Find out now on Movieology!
Based on a true story, ‘Moneyball’ is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. it features a stellar cast, and a relatable subject matter, but does this film knock it out of the park? or does it strike out with runners in scoring position? Ah…baseball metaphors. Find out right now, on Movieology!
‘Seven Days in Utopia’ is played to be a golfer’s journey into the heart and soul of the game. Golfing can be fun (so they say) and this film wants to show us how it reflects the game of life. Utopia is not an imaginary place, but a part of our world that few people — let alone sports enthusiasts — ever get to experience. Robert Duvall plays an astute retired golfer that can teach the young and misled golfer wannabe a thing or two about life. So does this work? Or are we left wishing we had instead gone to see ‘The Lion King’ in 3D? Find out now on Movieology!
‘Warrior’ promises to deliver the drama of sibling rivalry coupled with action packed spectacle of MMA fighting. Driven by family values, these two brothers have the unlikely dilemma of fighting each other in the cage. Does this film take home the championship belt? Or is it left KO’d, lying face down on the mat, beaten within an inch of its life? Find out with Stew on Movieology!
Social Security is in the news as presidential candidates jockey for political position. What you don’t know about Social Security may surprise you. Gary DeMar takes a look at the socialist history of this government pyramid scheme in this edition of Vantage Point!
International spies, political intrigue, deadly secrets, and harrowing action… these are startling and compelling qualities for the American version of the Israeli film called ‘The Debt’. Does this dark film addressing controversial political topics shed light on moral absolutes like truth and justice? Find out now on Movieology!
The word ‘economics’ is made up of two Greek words: oikos and nomos. House and law. Literally it means, the lawful ordering of a household, whether that household is small or large. Today’s civil officials believe that through legislation that they can break these divine laws. In today’s episode of Vantage Point, Dr. DeMar examines the economic principles behind social security, medicare and obama-care.
‘Apollo 18′ is a top secret NASA mission that promises to provide an explanation for why we stopped going to the moon. This film is not approved by NASA since it sends the message NASA and the D.O.D. are the bad guys (conspiracy theorists, take note). Made to appear as a documentary, the filmmakers did all they could to sell its historical authenticity. Is this film an engaging mash-up of fictional elements and historical facts? Or will viewers walk away thinking “Houston, we have a problem.” Find out right now, on Movieology!
Is the earthquake that impacted Washington, DC a sign of the end? You might be surprised that it’s not the first earthquake to shake our nation’s capital, but it will undoubtedly lead prophetic speculators to conclude that we are nearing the end of all things. Dr. Gary DeMar discusses all this and more here on Vantage Point.
‘The Help’ deals with racial tensions and prejudices during the eve of the civil rights movement. But is this movie just another presentation of stereotyped characters or does it portray genuine human emotion? In an attempt to present a well-rounded depiction of the tension, does the humor in the film balance out the darker drama? Dr. Gary DeMar as a guest reviews this film on today’s Movieology.
Harold Camping was proved a false prophet (again) when his May 21, 2011 end-of-the-world predictions did not come to fruition. This didn’t stop Camping however, he simply moved his date, and it hasn’t stopped other prophetic speculators from getting in on the action. This edition of Vantage Point is the third and final part, of a three part panel discussion on Bible prophecy that aired on a local television station, and features several different viewpoints.
Today we review ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’. If an evolutionary worldview can be incarnated in a story, here it is. But rather than remain consistent with evolutionary presuppositions, like all evolutionary practice, ‘Rise of the Apes’ borrows from Christianity to build an explanation for morality without the source of a Creator God. Can this prequel and reboot of the classic franchise deliver where the previous attempts failed? Or is this movie just a barrel full of silly monkey business? Find out right now on Movieology!
Harold Camping was proved a false prophet (again) when his May 21, 2011 end-of-the-world predictions did not come to fruition. This didn’t stop Camping however, he simply moved his date, and it hasn’t stopped other prophetic speculators from getting in on the action. This edition of Vantage Point is the second in a three part panel discussion on Bible prophecy that aired on a local television station, and features several different viewpoints.
Based on the works of Belgian comic strip artist Peyo, ‘The Smurfs’ are back for the first time since their cartoon show in the 1980’s. Hollywood has lacked a good comedy this summer season, so does this live action/computer animation hybrid make audiences want to sing a joyful chorus of la-la-las? Or will viewers leave the theater feeling blue? …in a bad way. Stewart gives you the world-view of the little blue people in this latest episode of Movieology.
Harold Camping was proved a false prophet (again) when his May 21, 2011 end-of-the-world predictions did not come to fruition. This didn’t stop Camping however, he simply moved his date, and it hasn’t stopped other prophetic speculators from getting in on the action. This edition of Vantage Point is the first in a three part panel discussion on Bible prophecy that aired on a local television station, and features several different viewpoints.
Matt Dillon and Rooster Cogburn have nothin’ on a rag-tag band of cowpokes wrestling’ with aliens for their way of western life. Daniel Craig’s performance as Lonergan (a real “loner”) is a stranger in a town that will not accept him till he repents and turns from his jaded trace record. Between making good and saving the world from aliens, Lonergan makes time to ponder life after death and God’s sovereignty—or lack thereof. But does ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ withstand the clash of genres? Find out now on Movieology!