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It’s Not a Game, It’s ‘Just War’

A Review of Ender’s Game Director and screenwriter Gavin Hood‘s stunning Ender’s Game comments on many of the crucial ethical issues of our time, much like its source material, the eponymous 1985 novel. The author, Orson Scott Card, who served … Continue reading

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Elysium, Reviewed.

Elysium, Reviewed.

One of the great hallmarks of speculative fiction is that like theology, it looks at the present through the lens of the future. In the church we struggle with both ontological future and the immediate “worldly” future – the consequences … Continue reading

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The Politics of “The Dark Knight Rises”

Thoughts on the “deep” political message of The Dark Knight Rises and a response to the tragic mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado, on the night of the film’s premier.   By Patrick David Heery   (WARNING: SPOILERS ALERT)   Since … Continue reading

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The Lorax: A Lesson in Irony?

Depending on whom you ask, The Lorax, a March 2012 film adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book, is either a fun movie about caring for the earth or blatant liberal propaganda. More likely, it is a lesson in irony: an … Continue reading

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