Monthly Archives: May 2013

Save Me From Anne Heche?

If there’s something overtly religious about an upcoming television show, I’m apt to DVR it. But then again, I’m inclined to set my DVR to record the initial episode of just about every new show out there, from mainstream networks … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Tragedy & The Presence Of God

Disclaimer: If you’re a member of my congregation coming to church this Sunday, don’t read this. Or do, if you need to hear it again! There’s nothing that makes me angrier than bad theology. Than seeing something that the Church … Continue reading

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Fast & Furious 6: Family First

One of the most anticipated films of the summer, Fast & Furious 6 dropped on Memorial Day weekend with its multi-cultural star power, its high speed car chases, massive explosions, and one well-documented tank. Dom Torretto (Vin Diesel) finds himself living the … Continue reading

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Fast & Furious: The Saga So Far

In 2001, Universal Pictures delivered the car-racing, screen-stealing action flick The Fast and the Furious, intent on launching the career of the pretty boy Paul Walker and continuing the upward trend of the gravelly-voiced hulk Vin Diesel. After a strange step away … Continue reading

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Parker: Robin Hood-Meets-Angel of Vengeance

Jason Statham is one of those guys whose movies I want to like. Like Mark Wahlberg or The Rock, I find myself enjoying some of their movies and then recognizing that a few others aren’t nearly as good (past winner for this … Continue reading

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Dan Brown’s Inferno: Robert Langford In Dante’s Hell

The fourth installment of Dan Brown’s books to feature Harvard’s adventurous art history prof, Robert Langford, finds the hero of Angels & Demons, The Davinci Code, and The Lost Symbol suffering from amnesia and unaware why he’s in Florence, the victim of an … Continue reading

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Star Trek Into Darkness: Old School Space

First off, a disclaimer: I’m a Star Wars guy, not a Trekkie, but I’ve seen all of the original cast Star Trek movies several times, and I have a lot of respect for the … even-numbered ones. But I thought … Continue reading

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