Johnny Depp’s first chocolate film…

Chocolat came out about seven years ago, so maybe it's a snooze for me to be writing about it now. But I watched it the other night, for the first time since returning to the Christian faith. It's fascinating how a different perspective can enable us to view a familiar film with new eyes. When Chocolat was in the theatre, I saw it as a Christian-vs.-Pagan film: the Comte de Reynaud (Alfred Molina) stood for bedrock conservative Christian values, while his adversary (and our hero), Vianne Rocher … [Read more...]