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I love a good caper. I even love the word caper. Capers are my favorite kind of movie. “The Thomas Crown Affair” is a good one. “The Imposters” another. And now comes “The Brothers Bloom,” more mad-cap than most perhaps, […]

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I am glad to hear several Christian radio stations remind contemporary Christian music fans that it has been one year since the tragic loss of Steven Curtis Chapman’s daughter Maria Sue Chapman. Over the last year the Chapman family has […]

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While I know summer is here and we are all looking for perhaps lighter fare to watch on a Friday night, I stumbled across a fairly recent release that is haunting but yet not overly dark. “Shotgun Stories”is the tale […]

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This touching documentary–which won the 2009 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject–follows a young Indian girl born with a cleft lip, and her journey to get an operation that will allow her to live a better life. The film […]

Apparently there is serious talk about a new big-screen “Buffy” flick! My heart went all a flutter when I read the recent article, ““Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Returning to Big Screen” sent to me by fellow Idol Chatter blogger Kris […]

I saw this Youtube clip from “The Office” on Rainn Wilson’s Twitter account and just had to post it here.In it Dunder Mifflin boss Michael Scott asks Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson) to answer the question, “What’s the most inspiring thing […]

To say that “Terminator Salvation” is dark can’t be too understated. The entire movie is filmed in grey scale, there is only about a total of 15 minutes where something–or someone–is not exploding or being shot at, and then, there’s […]

Mike Tyson probably isn’t the most well-liked person in the world (being that he’s a convicted rapist whose been known to fight dirty in the boxing ring), but your heart just has to bleed for him knowing that his 4-year-old […]

Based off the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Cormac McCarthy, the film is about a father and his young son who struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. The movie stars Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, and Charlize Theron. The film is […]

What a shame. The days of news being reported neutrally, accurately, and fairly are gone. I am so uninspired by tuning into the news networks and President Barack Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor is a clarifying example. What a great […]

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