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Greg Wright

Greg Wright is Managing Editor of both Past the Popcorn and Hollywood Jesus.  An ordained pastor, Greg is the author of Tolkien In Perspective: Sifting the Gold from the Glitter (2003) and Peter Jackson in Perspective: The Power Behind Cinema’s The Lord of the Rings (2004).  A widely-known lecturer on Tolkien, Lewis, film, and fantasy, Greg resides in the Seattle area with his precious wife Jenn and their two cats, Grynne and Bearrett.

You can find a complete archive of Greg’s movie reviews at Past the Popcorn, and his extensive online work relating to The Lord of the Rings resides at Hollywood Jesus.  Greg’s books are available through HJ Books and most online bookstores.

Below is a list of movie reviews with the most recent ones listed first.

Current Reviews
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Mandie and the Secret Tunnel: More than a Little Unfulfilling See more reviews by Greg Wright
At times, I was almost astonished by the ambition of this Little Production That Tried Real Hard. But the project was, I think, simply beyond the ski...
Set Apart from the Streets to the Range See more reviews by Greg Wright
The best part is the kids themselves. I was totally convinced that these kids knew the streets as well as the Gunns knew, well, guns.
Gooby: Home Not Quite Alone See more reviews by Greg Wright
This film is really about parents who are too busy for their children, trying to make up for the childhoods they never had. And it’s about kids maki...
Race to Witch Mountain: Race, Chase, Whatever See more reviews by Greg Wright
In any event, this is standard, hopped-up dispensable Hollywood entertainment that you don’t need to think about too deeply.
The Soloist: Don't Go It Alone See more reviews by Greg Wright
There’s this problem with tone along the way, as the script and director Joe Wright’s interpretation of it rarely lets us figure out how much of t...
Green Lantern: First Flight: Send the Kids Outside See more reviews by Greg Wright
With this origins-tale franchise reboot of sorts, you may well be thinking, "Holy potty mouth, Batman! Somebody tagged my comic book with bargain-ba...
Wild Pacific: Nature, with a Mild Agenda See more reviews by Greg Wright
In an effort to be entertaining, the writers have tended to engage in mild hyperbole and melodrama a bit too often for my taste. But really, a progra...
Watchmen: Who'll Watch Watchmen? See more reviews by Greg Wright
I'm pretty much sure that the film is designed to be an equal-opportunity offender, sure to tweak the sensibilities of both the left and the right. I...
The Bracelet of Bordeaux: Yes, I Laughed See more reviews by Greg Wright
Interested in a little goofy Saturday morning fun with your kids? "The Bracelet of Bordeaux" is goofy enough and fun enough, and it’s even fairly f...
Find Me: First Rate Indie Thriller See more reviews by Greg Wright
Aside from a few achingly long dialog scenes, Trost’s story moves briskly along from plot point to plot point—and in a fashion that makes this pos...
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I Still Believe
5 of 5 Stars!
I Still Believe
I have found "Lionsgate-
" always puts out an inspiring Christian story of overcoming in Jesus the things that come our way that... [read more]
Quote For The Day
"And this is his commandment: We must believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as he commanded us."
- 1 John 3:23

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