Richard Lindsay and I finally get around to posting our thoughts on the latest Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and briefly reflect on the end of an era. We couldn’t think of a better way for the series to go out.
Archive for July, 2011
In preparation for an upcoming sermon I’m giving on Jacob wrestling with the angel, I’ve been re-reading some Old Testament commentary. In one source, the authors claim that a central theme of the Jewish creation narrative and God’s calling out of Israel to be God’s chosen people is one of order out of chaos. This [...]
Richard Lindsay looks back on the Christian epic, Quo Vadis, after the jump.
The basic premise of Holy Rollers is interesting enough: an Orthodox Jew gets involved in an international ecstasy smuggling ring. Directors could have taken it in a variety of directions from the hilarity of a Coen Brothers‘ film to the fast-cut action of a Guy Ritchie film. In this case, director Kevin Asch takes it [...]