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Snowpiercer: Escapist Train Hurtling Toward Hell (Movie Review)

Legend has it that South Korean director Bong Joon-ho stumbled across Jean-Marc Rouchette’s graphic novel,┬áLe Transperceneige, about a perpetually-moving train that houses the remnants of the world’s population. Divided by class and perceived ‘worth,’ the train signifies the caste system … Continue reading

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Elysium: Good News For All? (Movie Review)

A few years ago, I found myself “discussing” Neill Blomkamp’s first feature film,┬áDistrict 9, with a friend. My friend thought it was an incredibly entertaining and visual film, but nothing more. I was incredulous! How could he not see the … Continue reading

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Neill Blomkamp’s Message For Christian Filmmakers

With the release of Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium, the story of a dystopian future where the privileged live in a safe space station above Earth while the impoverished struggle in a desolate waste, I went back to the first of Blomkamp’s … Continue reading

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Orphan Black: Who Are You? (TV Review)

BBC America’s Orphan Black delivers some shockingly good moments in its first ten-episode season. Starring Tatiana Maslany as streetwise hustler Sarah, and a number of other clones, the show begins with the startling suicide-by-train of one of the clones, Detective … Continue reading

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