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hooray for heroes

My new favorite T.V. show is heroes on NBC. An incredible adventure into┬áthe development of the human spirit and spirituality in a world out of control. An epic battle of good vs evil with ordinary people doing extraordinary things for … Continue reading

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nativity story

New Line Cinema releases the movie Nativity Story this week. I had the opportunity to see a preview screening last week. I took the whole family. The youngest 5 loved it though he was scared when Herod’s soldiers killed the … Continue reading

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Da Vinci Code– the Movie: GUIDE TO CHRISTIAN VIEWERS

Well I didn’t get to read the book before seeing the movie but here is one person’s Ben Witherington guidelines for Christian viewers GUIDE TO CHRISTIAN VIEWERS This movie is not appropriate to bring: 1) young children to– the violence and … Continue reading

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Emergence and the Da Vinci Code: Do Stories Matter?

Kruse Kronicle: writes an interesting critique of the emergent conversation with regard to the Da Vinci Code and treatment of story in general. Here’s a quote Yet for Emergent types, of all people, to flippantly dismiss concerns about events like … Continue reading

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R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe on faith

Michale Stipe from R.E.M. and producer of the movie Saved! talks about faith in a great interview I came across after reading a blurb on it in Relevant magazine. Here is a snippet. Faith in general–and I am speaking about Christian faith in particular … Continue reading

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Lady In The Water

Lady In The Water M. Night Shyamalan’s next movie comes out in June. I think this guy is the most phenomenal director since Hitchcock. He is by far my favorite living director. All his movies have significant but not overbearing … Continue reading

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muppets take the matrix

the muppets have fallen into the matrix truly awesome thanks to fayola for the link

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House of Flying Daggers

Product Image: House of Flying Daggers
My rating: 4 out of 5

I rented this movie because I really liked Crouching Tiger. I find these movies about ancient Asian culture traditions and values really inspiring and beautiful. The Kung Fu fighting scenes are excellent as well ;).

This film form Zhang Yimou has a combination of beautiful music, intense conflict, stirring love and excellently choreographed and acted fighting scene. The movie centers around a mysterious rebel group called the House of Flying Daggers. These highly disciplined and well trained warrior bandits (like Asian Robin Hoods) battle the corrupt and oppressive government officials and provide hope for the ordinary people.

Problems arise when love is sparked between two fighters on opposite sides of an impending battle. There are many twists and turns that keep the viewer guessing and engaged. The action sequences are expertly interwoven with scenes that allow you to get to know the characters and feel for them when their life changing dilemma arises.

Kinda wish I had seen this one on the big screen

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Lee Strobel’s TV Show Premieres

Lee Strobel from Willow and Saddle back churches is launching a new tv show next week. Here’s a blurb from Willow It’s time – finally – to put your television to good use. On Saturday, October 2, PAX-TV launches “Faith … Continue reading

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Star Wars DVD release

the spiritual epic of a generation gets re-released on DVD today. Got it on order from amazon

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