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Taken 3: Spoofing Liam Neeson (Movie Review)

Sometimes, you just need to know when to quit. Especially when it comes to movie sequels. Spiderman 3. Rush Hour 2. Any Matrix movie after the first one. But after the disappointment that was the too-focused-on-Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace sequel to the … Continue reading

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A Walk Among Tombstones: Working Through Penance (Movie Review)

Liam Neeson’s latest isn’t what you were expecting: it’s not Taken 3. Instead, it’s a violent, spiritual walk through the twelve steps, as retired Matthew Scudder (Neeson) works to make right a decade-old mistake by solving a series of abduction/murders in … Continue reading

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Ten Words #1: God Doesn’t Have An Identity Crisis

The first word: “I am God, your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of a life of slavery. No other gods, only me” (The Message, Exodus 20:1-3).  [This is Week 2 of the Ten Words series. To read the intro, … Continue reading

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Homefront: Who Watches Our Violence? (Movie Review)

Don’t believe what you’ve heard (Rotten Tomatoes, anyone?) This is the best Jason Statham flick since The Transporter. After several disappointing spins as The Mechanic and various incarnations of Crank, Statham had semi-Statham-like performances in Killer Elite and Redemption/Hummingbird. But now, strange as it is to see … Continue reading

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