Put your shades on. Gear up. Chime in. Stir the pot. Poke a stick in the anthill.
Should it matter that a film opens our minds and hearts, or should it only be evaluated for entertainment purposes? Let’s talk.
Last night’s Daytona 500 saw Brad Keselowski introduce a strange intermingling of old and new media to the world. Did it work?
Since this has been a pretty good year for films, I’ve decided to offer you a BOGO on this year’s Darrel’s Dozen. That’s right, if you make it through my yearly list of twelve films of note, you’ll get another dozen for no extra charge!
When looking back over a decade it is almost impossible to even get a grip on the project. I made a list over 40 films without even thinking hard. All deserve to be listed, but I’ll settle for a dozen narrative films and a dozen documentaries.
Amazing to me that No Country for Old Men walked away with the awards show. However it is reflective of our time and it captures the current morbid feelings. Unlike the ending in the film however, I believe that “all things will work together for good.”
So, only a few days to go. Who will walk away with a new bookend Sunday night? I’ll make my guesses as well as comment on who I think should win in selected categories. Please — join in with your own opinions!
I love reading other writers’ reviews (like David Bruce’s) because they can do this wonderful thing that builds bridges between faiths. But, the reality is I’ve spent the last ten years studying Christianity more than other faiths because it is the most practical thing for me to do.
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