The situation in Sadr City wasn’t getting any better for the soldiers; in fact, it was getting significantly worse.
The Long Road Home is intense, violent, and sad—sometimes all at once.
Smith remembers telling God in a loud, demanding conversation, “You can’t take my son from me. We asked for him seventeen years ago.”
i am *so* psyched for Stranger Things 2 like, *psyched* psyched i want more mystery, more stylish 80s homage, more dope soundtrack, way more Eleven; i want #justiceforbarb, Eggos ate raw, Winona Ryder everything, coffee and contemplation honestly, who can deny that the whole Stranger Things thing – like much of what it lovingly calls back to… [Read More]
this thing you’re reading is going to have zero jump scares in three expedient little parts: 1. a micro-review of the 2017 movie IT 2. mini-musing on the meaning of IT 3. more mini-musing on how *any* good story “means” in a similar way so, here we go… IT Reviewed you know what IT was? super… [Read More]
When I first talked to Remi Adeleke, he was just days away from his first box office action film, Transformers: Last Knight. Having survived the Bronx as a young man, and the Navy Seals as a young adult, monstrous CGI robots were hardly enough to intimidate him. But to understand who Adeleke was, and to marvel… [Read More]
Recently, Steve Norton and I were lucky enough to attend an advance screening of The Big Sick in Toronto, which had two surprise guests – Kumail Nanjiani and his wife, Emily V. Gordon! This film had already been released in select cities in the States at the time of the advance screening, and will have… [Read More]
“I have a hall. I have a dress. The apartment is almost ready. It’s a small task to God to find me a groom by the end of Hanukkah.”
A decade ago, I read Paul Young’s novel The Shack, and became intrigued by what I might ask God if I were face-to-face with the Almighty Creator of the Universe. If we’re honest with ourselves, seeing loved ones suffer and die is often the greatest challenge to our faith. For Young, the story revolved around… [Read More]
Freeman introduces a number of ways people find personal proofs for God. By slowing down, stopping, and looking around, we can see them.