Tag: Liam Neeson

A Time For Grief, A Time for Theft (Widows, 2018)

Veronica, Linda and Alice have lost their husbands in a tragedy. They discover their husbands were professional thieves. To add to their grief, they find their lives under siege, specifically from Jamal Manning.  While he is running for public office, Manning is also a…

To Save a Life (Silence, 2016)

Martin Scorsese is most known for his gritty portrayals of the American underworld. But something that has often come up in his career is references to his Catholicism.  This comes to life in Silence, the story of two seventeen century Catholic Missionaries who go…

Nothing But Star Wars Episode One (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, 1999)

As previously noted, people were pretty resigned to Star Wars remaining a trilogy of parts four through six.  Then it was announced, Lucas had decided episodes one through three could finally be made.  He stated that the technology had reached a point that he…

Narnia Quest Part 3 (Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 2010)

Picking back up World War 2, Peter and Susan are with their father in America.  Lucy and Edmund, on the other hand, are stuck with their unpleasant cousin Eustace.  He is a remarkably anti-social kid.  One afternoon he breaks in on a conversation between…

Narnia Quest Part 2 (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 2008)

Coming out three years after the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian picks up in Narnia, decades after the rule of the Pevensie family. The children had lived and ruled into adulthood, but returned to our world as children, with almost no…

Narnia Quest Part 1 (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, 2005)

During World War 2, the four Pevensie children are sent to stay in the remote countryside with Professor Kirke.  A somewhat distant man, the kids try and pass the time by exploring his large home and playing games.  One day, during a game of…

Culture Wrath (Wrath of the Titans, 2012)

Wrath of the Titans tries to rectify the one thing missing from Clash of the Titans.  Titans.  In the original Clash, the Kraken was a Titan, but in the 2010 film, this was a bit clear.  Wrath opens with the story of how Zeus,…