“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook?”

Profoundly Russian – in both the literal and literary sense [Read more...]

Still Alice: Memory and the self-made woman

The family drama rendition of Memento [Read more...]

Coyle’s Best of 2014

Good reads from a good year [Read more...]

“Salvation Applied by the Spirit” textbook on union with Christ

A dry examination of union that adds little new [Read more...]

The Top 20 Films of 2014

1. The Immigrant The grace of God at work in the lives of the oppressed and the oppressor. Marion Cotillard is an immigrant and Joaquin Phoenix the man who takes advantage of her. But there are larger forces at work. Director James Gray’s most beautiful film is about a woman whose faith is tested but [Read More...]

Unbroken by Jesus

Truth is stranger than fiction [Read more...]

Exodus: God versus Man

Gladiator meets Prince of Egypt [Read more...]

The Imitation Game: Decently likable, terribly trite

The Imitation Game masquerades as a more profound movie than it is. [Read more...]

The Imitation Game: A war story for the 21st century

Hollywood has been waiting to tell this story for some time [Read more...]

The stories we tell on the big screen long for and echo the truth

Review of The Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper Mike Cosper’s The Stories We Tell falls in the tradition of C.S. Lewis’ line of thought that Christianity is the “one truth myth.” A worship and arts pastor and admitted television addict, Cosper sets out to find the spiritual core of modern cinema, showing how all [Read More...]


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