Jacob Sahms

Jacob serves as a United Methodist pastor in Virginia, where he spends his downtime in a theater or playing sports

The Forgiven: The Rules of the Rich

Opulent-spending David and Jo Henninger (Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain) are vacationing in Morocco when they commit a tragic accident. Director John Michael McDonagh’s cinematic translation of Lawrence Osborne’s book of the same name reveals the way that the events ripple out through their collection of rich friends in Morroco, and the villagers whose lives…

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The Bad Guys: No One Is Beyond Redemption

While I’ve never read any of Australian author Aaron Blabey’s books for kids, the animated trailer for Universal Pictures’ The Bad Guys was full of flashy characters and witty one-liners, drawing me into its flair. Watching the film provided an additional realization: there’s plenty of heart behind the Dreamworks animation of Mr. Wolf, Ms. Tarantula,…

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The King’s Man: Grief Makes the Man

Director Matthew Vaughn and Ralph Fiennes have reunited a third time for The King’s Man, their prequel to 2014’s Kingsman: The Secret Service and 2017’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Based on characters created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons in their graphic novel, the prequel takes Orlando Oxford (Fiennes) back to his wife’s murder, and…

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Lincoln Expert Weighs in on the Dilemma

Author of Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times, David S. Reynolds? award-winning book serves as the foundation for AppleTV+’s new four-part documentary Lincoln’s Dilemma. From Barrington, R.I., Reynolds’ latest project includes the voices of Jeffrey Wright, Bill Camp, and Leslie Odom Jr. as the narrator, Lincoln, and Frederick Douglass throughout. To hear why he is…

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Last Looks: A Surprising Jewel

In the quirky, mysterious Last Looks, Charlie Dunnam plays Charlie Waldo, a former LAPD detective whose desire for the truth drove him out of the city and into the isolation of the woods. When his former flame, private investigator Lorena Nascimento (Morena Baccarin), shows up asking for help with a case involving the murdered wife…

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