Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt are highly watchable, but Disney’s latest theme-park movie trails haplessly in the wake of Pirates of the Caribbean without a ghost of its inspiration.
A Polish documentary about the true story of Polish heroism behind ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ — in theaters for a one-day Fathom event — is undermined in the telling, especially by English dubbing.
Echoes of Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki are largely obscured by Disney/Pixar’s abiding obsessions with parables of intolerance and enlightenment, bullying bad guys, and ‘Junior Knows Best’ stories of narrow-minded parental rules and youthful defiance leading to social breakthrough.
“His conversion is phenomenal, from being an agnostic trouble maker to having a mystical encounter with God,” Father Tolleson said.
Like other LightWorkers productions, ‘Resurrection’ fails to evoke the surprise and newness of Jesus’ words and actions.