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At the Movies

I find it funny that the Downton Abbey listing is followed by Rambo: Last Blood. Guess which one we’re seeing? πŸ˜€

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A Theological Interpretation of Toy Story 4

Our family saw Toy Story 4 last week. I’ll be honest…my expectations were pretty low. I mean, after the FANTASTIC way that Toy Story 3 wrapped up this entire narrative thread in a nice, neat package, I really thought another … Continue reading

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A Theological Interpretation of The Greatest Showman: “From Now On”

Spoiler alert: If you haven’t seen “The Greatest Showman”, you’ll want to stop reading. But if you haven’t seen “The Greatest Showman”, you should just drop what you’re doing and head to the theater right now. “The Greatest Showman” is … Continue reading

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The Mask You Live In

The other day I saw a trailer for a documentary entitled β€œThe Mask You Live In.” The filmmakers examine the narrow way we define masculinity in this country and the impact this has on our sons. I’ve not seen the … Continue reading

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The Ruin of Joseph

Tonight, the 87th annual Academy Awards will be held in Hollywood. Expected viewership in this country will be in the tens of millions. Meanwhile, half a world away, ISIL / ISIS continues to slaughter Christians at an alarming rate. The … Continue reading

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Boundaries

So a certain polarizing film was released this weekend. Plenty of articles have been circulating on social media telling you why you shouldn’t see Fifty Shades of Grey. I agree with what I’ve read; based on what I know, I … Continue reading

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Noah: A Review

So I don’t know if you’ve heard or not, but there’s a new movie about Noah. Social media has been abuzz with various reviews; some praising the film as a thoughtful meditation on an age old story, others skewering it … Continue reading

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