Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gotham 1.2: What’s A Family? (TV Review)

In the second episode, “Selina Kyle,” we watched the episode’s titular character (Camren Bicondova) end up on a busload of kidnapped street children aimed at a brutal, edible ending. But between our cat burglar’s skills and James Gordon’s (Ben McKenzie) … Continue reading

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Jason Mott’s The Wonder Of All Things (Book Review)

Jason Mott, the author of The Returned (known as Resurrection on ABC), returns with his second novel, The Wonder of All Things. The story of a small town, it lasers in on Ava and Wash, a young woman and her best friend, who survive a deadly … Continue reading

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Andy McDermott’s Valhalla Prophecy: Thwarting Doomsday

The latest cinematic thrill ride from Andy McDermott delivers a globe-trotting, flashback-filled adventure that finds International Heritage Agency boss Nina Wilde and her ex-military Brit husband Eddie Chase tackling a legendary doomsday of Viking proportions. Filled with Norse mythology, The Valhalla … Continue reading

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One-On-One With Red Band Society/The Good Lie’s Margaret Nagle (Movie/TV Interview)

The Good Lie, showing in theaters this Friday, tells the story of a group of Sudanese young men who find safe haven in the United States through a humanitarian mission and meet their employment caseworker, Carrie Davis (Reese Witherspoon). Before … Continue reading

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The Blacklist Season 2 Premiere

After binge watching all of season 1 over the last two weeks, I eagerly awaited the arrival of the second season. The first half of the episode seemed to drag on… And then it happened: I realized that I was … Continue reading

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The Equalizer: Be Who You’re Supposed To Be (Movie Review)

A quiet man, Bob McCall (Denzel Washington) goes about his job at the Home Depot-like warehouse store, but at night he ends up walking the streets of Boston to his favorite all-night diner. There, he interacts with Teri (Chloe Grace … Continue reading

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Believe Me: A Satirical Look At Christian Non-Profits (Movie Review)

No satirical movie since Saved has the ability to grab ahold of the church the way that Believe Me can. With a solid, winsome cast of young people, a strong script aimed at peeling back the layers of Christianese and specifically Christian mission … Continue reading

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