Frozen & the Fixer-Upper

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I'm a dad to two little girls.¬†Gemma is newly four, and Pippa, newly two. And, as is the trick when one has two children fairly close in age, they have reached a blessed phase in which they enjoy lots of the same things, even if they enjoy them in slightly different ways.This past Christmas was one of those things, with both kiddos fully aware and engaged in the ecstasy of tearing through wrapped toys and watching Santa cartoons and eating cinnamon buns.And the Disney animated movie … [Read more...]

Like Sheep Amidst the Wolves (of Wall Street)

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Okay, so if you need some kind of disclaimer about the sex, swearing, and drug use that pervades the DiCaprio/Scorsese masterpiece The Wolf of Wall Street, please consult Focus on the Family's Plugged In Movie Review (if you dare).Suffice it to say, there are not graphic or profane scenes in this film - the film itself is a graphic and profane scene. It is, in this sense, an experience of the excessive, a revelation of the gratuitous. And how could it not be? If we have any illusions about … [Read more...]


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