Category Archives: Written on Celluloid

Daydreams on Immortality

I’ve been thinking a lot about immortality lately.  Not sure why.  Perhaps because of the release of the last Hobbit movie.  Anyway, the concept of immortality fascinates me, as it has many people since time immemorial.  So much of our … Continue reading

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The Mystery and Manners of Cinema

Film being the most incarnational of all the arts, it is therefore the most Sacramental. It involves both sight and hearing, as well as our intellect, our emotions, and even to a certain extent our will. Continue reading

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The Radical Economics of My Little Pony

NOTE: I tend to use the word “capitalism” differently now.  While reading this article, it might be helpful to substitute “capitalism” with “corporatism”, “fascism”, or “national socialism”.  Nowadays I tend to use “capitalism” as a synonym for the “free market”. … Continue reading

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Reconsidering ‘Temple of Doom’

I recently had the pleasure of re-watching the Indiana Jones series recently.  It’s been years since I’ve seen them all in continuity.  Raiders of the Lost Ark still stands out as the best of the films, perhaps to be mentioned among … Continue reading

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Know Your Enemy: God’s Not Dead’s Other Failure

The second-biggest problem with the recent film God’s Not Dead, just behind its devotion to errant Western philosophy, is its inability to accurately depict the beliefs and behaviors of most modern “New Atheists”, the film’s primary target in evangelization.  God’s Not … Continue reading

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