Category Archives: film

Peculiar Children On Film

My wife had an interesting justification for wrapping this film and affixing a “Santa” label on it for me. She said it reminded her of when she bought the first Harry Potter book for me at the turn of the … Continue reading

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Mary of Nazareth

Movies often find their way under the Christmas tree at my family’s home. My wife has been looking forward to viewing the Ignatius Press film Mary of Nazareth. The filming, acting, and music are well above average for a film a bit … Continue reading

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Depicting Santa in Modern Movies

I watched the first half of a truly bad Christmas movie last night. Then I went to bed, uninterested in how it turned out. How bad? Santa’s daughter takes her beau to the roof to watch the northern lights. The … Continue reading

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Alice, Loud and Bright

The young miss has a Johnny Depp thing. I don’t get it, but it’s rare for the three of us to get out to the movies, and Alice Through the Looking Glass was in the neighborhood, so … It was … Continue reading

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The Age of Adaline

My wife and I enjoy watching a film together. She leans to mystery and romance. I like science fiction and documentaries. But we certainly can enjoy a really good movie of any genre. The Age of Adaline is almost “really good.” … Continue reading

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Purgatory

My dad used to like westerns. I considered them a sort of purgatory on television. But over the years, I’ve found I can enjoy a good one. I caught this tv movie earlier today and while the premise isn’t totally original, … Continue reading

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Ex Machina

At my wife’s encouragement, I went in on Amazon Prime a few weeks ago. I found this movie I had heard good things about. It’s a moody, intelligent, surprising film that demonstrates very smart people (and a robot) doing very … Continue reading

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