Although I’ve seen my share of comedies at AFIFEST Presented by Audi, it seems that film festivals often show darker films than many people are used to. That is in part because they are made not so much to sell tickets to a large audience as to bring a story to life that the filmmaker… [Read More]
War Machine is the newest Netflix original film from director David Michod, starring Brad Pitt, Topher Grace, Emory Cohen, John Magaro, and Scoot McNairy. David Michod is best known for directing Animal Kingdom, a 2010 crime story from Australia with a hit cast including Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, and Ben Mendelsohn. Going into this movie, I knew… [Read More]
In the chaos of battle mistakes can be made. Oscar-nominated A War looks at some of the consequences of such mistakes on a very personal level.
We have veterans right now who are struggling—struggling—and how much is the church becoming a part of that solution? It’s not. Not on the whole. Most of them aren’t even aware that there’s a problem.
When Army Chaplain Justin Roberts experienced a post-deployment depression, he reunited with many from the unit he had served with in Afghanistan to talk about their experience there, and the difficulties involved in coming home.