3 More Movie Reviews
2 dramas that will test your faith...and 1 that is the "perfect murder."
127 Hours is the story of one man’s triumph over incredible odds to survive when he is trapped in the Utah canyon. When Aron Ralston (James Franco) decides to go solo on a thrill-seeker’s adventure, things suddenly become challenging when a falling boulder traps him in the canyon. For the next five days, Aron must rely on memories of family and friends and his own courage—and the loss of his arm-- to get through the next five days. Franco is intense as Aron Ralston and delivers a strong performance in this journey of a man struggling to survive under insurmountable odds.
Alfred Hitchcock's Rope
Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope is inspired on a real-life case of murder. It was also the first color film shot on a single sound stage.
When two thrill-seeking friends (Farley Granger, John Dahl) strangle a classmate, they decide to have a party for the victim’s family and friends. They serve refreshments on a buffet table, unbeknownst to the guests, that the body is inside trunk-turned-buffet table. Talk turns to the “perfect murder,” and their former teacher (James Stewart) becomes suspicious when his students turn his intellectual theories into reality.
Faith Like Potatoes
If you’ve ever had your faith tested, “Faith Like Potatoes” is the movie for you. When a farmer moves his family to South Africa, he suffers a series of seemingly insurmountable losses. After forming unlikely friendships and finding divine intervention, he discovers his life’s true purpose as it sustains his unwavering belief in the power of faith. This movie is a journey of a man, like his potatoes, who, through the power of faith, finds his faith that is unseen until his harvest.