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]
Lots of people will flock to see a good film that doesn’t quite reach the bar set by its predecessor.
“Maybe she wasn’t loved widely but she was loved deeply… and isn’t that more than most of us get?” – Augustus Waters (The Fault in Our Stars) It’s hard to find love at the movies. Well, to be fair, it’s not hard to find what they think love is. Most films seem to have some… [Read More]
For our 1st ep of 2017, Steve welcomes Kevin McLenithan (co-host, Seeing and Believing) to sing the praises of Damien Chazelle’s LA LA LAND! In a great conversation, they talk about the tension between nostalgia and reality as well as finding a balance between love and purpose. In addition, the guys also reveal their Top 3… [Read More]
The film, by juxtaposing the relationship and rehab, shows that moving on in life from a painful situation—either physical or emotional—often involves forcing oneself through even more pain to find a better place at the end of the process.
You’re going to see Captain America: Civil War for the action, so that’s what you’re going to get. And you’re going to like it.
The Pilgrims and Native Americans have much to teach us in Saints and Strangers—and we still have much to learn.