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Museum Hours Teach Art and Life

Pieter Bruegel instructs us on the minutiae of life. [Read more...]

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Sex and Violence in the Bible

The Bible is Rated R. [Read more...]

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Dom Hemingway – the myth, the legend, and so on and so forth

A middle-aged, cockney-accented, safecracking bro. [Read more...]

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Captain America becomes a hero for the 21st century

Unoriginal, but relevant and plenty of fun. [Read more...]

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Realizing All is Lost

Robert Redford loses it all somewhere in the Indian Ocean. [Read more...]

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Looking Into the Abyss, and Finding a Way Toward Hope

A decidedly non-Reformed look at faith finds sympathy from a Reformed reader. [Read more...]

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Muppets Most Wanted a True Friend

A lesson in not getting what you want. [Read more...]

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We Are All Divergent

The utopia of unity in diversity. [Read more...]

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Not Loving This Enemy

Indecipherable chaos. [Read more...]

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Come stay at The Grand Budapest Hotel

A brilliant (if irreverent) experience [Read more...]

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Driving Fast with Nowhere to Go

An entire movie based on driving fast and not getting caught. [Read more...]

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Veronica Charms

How to make a movie out of a TV series, and do it right. [Read more...]

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Gates Unhinged

Review of Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War by Robert M. Gates According to the rules of an old Washington parlor game, there is only one thing to do upon the release of a memoir by a former high-profile official: search the text for the most salacious, damning, or quotable put-downs of other officials and [Read More...]

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Win the Internet and Lose Your Soul

Just because you’re a billionaire genius doesn’t make you my friend. [Read more...]

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It Never Hurts to Help: Life Lessons from Eek! The Cat

Saturday morning cartoons can be more educational than you think. [Read more...]

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Dead Poets Society: The call of a modern classic

Conformity, individualism, and the narrow road in-between. [Read more...]

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Oscar Roundup

A preview of Oscar night and a round-up of our reviews. [Read more...]

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Christian Realism and Democracy

Reinhold Niehbuhr’s book on what democracy is good for. [Read more...]

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Best Audiobooks 2013

A year of reading with the ears. [Read more...]

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Like Father, Like Son a Valentine’s Day Gift for Film Lovers

A beautiful lesson in love. [Read more...]

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The Disappointment of Winter’s Tale

A bad movie makes a mockery of a brilliant book. [Read more...]

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‘Death at the Movies’ is a lively read

How this book can help Christians evangelize Buddhists [Read more...]

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Liam Neeson Punches Death

Existentialist dread of death and wolves. [Read more...]

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Everyone who has ever loved Legos should see this movie

A delightful ode to youth and the best toys ever. [Read more...]

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Monument’s Men: Is Art Worth Dying For?

A potentially monumental film falls short. [Read more...]

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The Boys in the Boat

Showing up the Nazis in a rowboat. [Read more...]

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Gravity Soars

Not just a pretty picture, Gravity is a moving story of grief, loss, and rebirth. It is also one of the greatest movies ever made. [Read more...]

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Feeling ‘Restless’? There’s an App for That

Will following our dreams bring meaning and purpose to our lives? Maybe not. [Read more...]

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Her Not Here

“You’re dating your computer?” [Read more...]

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Winston Churchill’s Improbable Life

The biography of Winston Churchill will make you feel inadequate, grateful, and inspired. [Read more...]

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Hannah Arendt Against World Opinion

A woman of convictions stands unbent. [Read more...]

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This Week on Sleepy Hollow: It’s the End of the World as We Know It!

…and I feel fine. [Read more...]

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To the Wonder Leaves Us Wondering

So profound and so confusing. [Read more...]

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Jack Ryan, God, and the Cold War

Whose side is God on in the new Cold War? [Read more...]

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How to Survive the End of the World According to Sleepy Hollow

For Christians, isolation and escape are never the right answer. [Read more...]

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The 20 Best Films of 2013

In a remarkable year of great films, these 20 titles stood above the rest. [Read more...]

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The Past Sneaks Up on You

The Past is a richly textured, superbly acted drama, and yet another indication that Farhadi is one of the best current excavators of the human condition. [Read more...]

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Lone Survivor: The Good War

Brutal and difficult, this is one of the most surprising, and best, American war movies in a generation. [Read more...]

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Laughs and crazies in American Hustle

One dose insanity + one dose comedy = Oscar bait [Read more...]

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Alexis’s Best Reads of 2013

Looking for something to read in 2014? Here are a few recommendations. [Read more...]

Coyle’s Best of 2013

Not the best published this year, but the best books I’ve read in the last 12 months. [Read more...]

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Dallas Buyers Club

A cowboy finds common grace in the AIDS crisis. [Read more...]

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Smaug is the one bright spot in ‘Desolation’

Peter Jackson’s playtime in Middle Earth is fun, but lacks heart. [Read more...]

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In Search of the Greatest Movie Ever Made

What’s the greatest movie ever made? [Read more...]

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Our Understated Habit of Daydreaming

Big dreams in everyday life. [Read more...]

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Grudge Match Teaches Forgiveness

A surprising story of second chances. [Read more...]

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Mandela’s Long Walk to Moral Leadership

A type of leadership uncommon in the US today. [Read more...]

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The Wolf of Wall Street and the New American Dream

The land of opportunity gives way to the land of entitlement. [Read more...]

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City Lights: Seeing Past the Surface

Is Chaplin’s classic as good as they say? [Read more...]

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Llewyn Davis is Empty and Pointless

In case you didn’t know, these filmmakers are nihilists. [Read more...]