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My [Definitive] Best Of 2014 (Movies, Books, & TV)

One friend challenged me to read fifty books this year; another asked me what my movie-to-book ratio was- said there was no way I actually read that many books with the movies I review regularly. So this year, I kept … Continue reading

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Samuel’s Story: Answering The Call (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Do you know what you’re called to do? Better yet, do you know what you’re called to be? I recently saw the World War II drama, Fury, with Brad Pitt and Shia LaBoeuf. It focused on one team of soldiers who fought from inside of … Continue reading

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Fury: The Unglory Of War & The Nature Of Man (Movie Review)

I’m no war movie buff. But the experience of Fury is rattling around in my soul like a live grenade inside the belly of a tank. Explosive and tension filled, the film pushes war into the forefront of our vision but puts … Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave: Can Art Change The World? (Movie Review)

It was a big year for films based on true stories about racial relations in the United States. In 2013, merely weeks into January, Michael B. Jordan played Oscar Grant III in Fruitvale Station, the victim of a police-related shooting … Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave: Are We Really Free? (Movie Review)

“All men are not free if one is oppressed.”– Anonymous The best film of the year. A brutal, unflinching look at slavery, racism, abuse, and humanity. An absolutely emotional punch in the gut. A film I couldn’t watch a second … Continue reading

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World War Z: Finding A Cure For What Ails Humanity (Movie Review)

In a long-troubled trip from the multi-voiced novel of Max Brooks to the screen adaptation by J. Michael Straczynski, World War Z gained more negative press heading to its arrival in theaters in June 2013. But in the first few weeks of … Continue reading

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