Paparazzi (Paul Abascal, 2004) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. In this story, an actor who has been thrust into stardom encounters four photographers who make his life miserable, and he decides to take matters into his own hands, plotting their murders and/or incarceration.
The Patriot (Roland Emmerich, 2000) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. The Patriot centers its story around a lovable, farmer father who is called to resurrect a past expertise at war in order to preserve his family and his country.
Quiz Show (Robert Redford, 1994) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. Robert Redford’s movie, Quiz Show, his best in a career marked by superb directorial performances, probes a number of problems in our culture, and all of them thoughtfully.
The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan, 1999) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. The Sixth Sense combines good writing, good acting, good directing and all the other practical aspects of making a movie that stimulates the heart, challenges the mind and advances the soul.
Sunset Boulevard (Billy Wilder, 1950) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. What could possibly cause a fifty-something year old, black and white film to merit discussion in Critique and consideration by Christians for thought about character and commitment?
Traffic (Steven Soderbergh, 2000) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. Traffic does not presume to judge the attempts at solving the drug problem in America, nor does it offer any fool-proof solutions to that problem.
The Truman Show (Peter Weir, 1998) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. The Truman Show is an amazing cinematic statement about the problems of appearance and reality that so dominate post-modern thinking in the American academy today.
The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. The Wizard of Oz, the beloved fantasy so influential in the shaping of American hopes and dreams, offers us food for thought in seeking this balance in several ways.
I love my neighbor as myself but only because I don’t much care for myself.
- Garrison Keillor
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