Monthly Archives: July 2010

“Inception”: The Dream-Filled Reality of Guilt, Forgiveness, and Home

A refreshingly original idea from Christopher Nolan is like a virus. It embeds deep into the subconscious and blossoms into something that spreads and infects the lives of many. Inception is that virus of an idea. It’s a film that … Continue reading

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Watching Movies Through a Biblical Worldview

Movies are an influential medium. A myriad of worldviews are on display and like it or not, those worldviews seep into the consciousness of the public. Screenwriters, even if they aren’t aware of it, input their own worldview into the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Atmospheric Movies

The setting of a movie can be its own character when done well. Place is extremely important to any movie, but not all movies pull of place as character. These ten movies are extremely atmospheric – movies in which the … Continue reading

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Toy Story 3

When thinking about the best trilogies ever to grace the screen, people might talk about The Lord of the Rings, The Godfather, Back to the Future, or Star Wars. Out of those four, The Lord of the Rings is the … Continue reading

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Paradise Now

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not going away any time soon. At least that is what it seems like. Both sides want what they want and both sides feel they have a right to it. In Paradise Now, the story of … Continue reading

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Despicable Me

Despicable Me turned out to be a different movie than expected. Usually, that’s a good thing. Surprises at movies are few and far between these days – original ideas are getting harder to come by. But this movie does nothing … Continue reading

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Predators

Predators has the potential to be a great suspenseful film about the nature of humanity and the surprising lengths we go to survive, but it never strives to be that. Predators is content with being a fun and amusing B-movie … Continue reading

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