When a theatre full of people doesn’t stop laughing for more than five minutes at a time, chances are the movie is either very funny or incredibly stupid. Guardians of the Galaxy is the former. I loved this movie on first viewing, and as far as I can tell, everyone […]
Author: Josh Hamm
I really didn’t want to watch The Virgins. Not for any particular reason about the movie itself, or the people involved with it, but simply because it is an independent Christian movie. As I’ve noted elsewhere, there is a certain lack of quality filmmaking within Christian movies, allowing message and […]
It’s not often that a film’s opening shot will linger on the back of the Statue of Liberty. Doing so, The Immigrant sets the stage for a more complex rumination on the American Dream than a simple unbridled optimism or cynical pessimism. And it’s just a hint at the undercurrent […]
“I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disapprove of them, it is plain that I do not accept the tone of scorn or pity with which ‘Escape’ is now so often used. Why should a man be scorned if, […]
Strange dim memories, which will not abide identification, often, through misty windows of the past, look out upon me in the broad daylight, but I never dream now. – George Macdonald, Lilith There is no distinct line that separates childhood from adulthood. The transition is fluid, as our lives flow […]
Edge of Tomorrow turns out to be surprise, after watching the uninspiring trailer, as it rewards and entertains in a surprisingly unexpected way.