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(Another) Open Letter To Carrie Fisher

Dear Carrie Fisher, I know you won’t ever read this, since, well, you passed away this morning, but that’s not the point—well, actually, in a roundabout way it is. I’m writing you this letter to thank you. Actually, I’m writing … Continue reading

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Rogue One: making Star Wars great again?

Note: there are no real spoilers, just hints at them, but be advised. It’s clear that the America of 2016 is a nation divided. After having seen Rogue One: A Star Wars Story this weekend (in 3D, with, yes, my 69 … Continue reading

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Reflections on Independence, Expression, and All the Professional Ladies

The opening of Rebecca Traister’s remarkable 2016 book All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of the Independent Nation is a quote, a question posed by the great girl reporter Nellie Bly (who inspired the likes of Lois … Continue reading

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Box Office Proselytizing

In the latest issue of MovieMaker magazine there is an article by Heidi Honeycutt entitled “Box Office Prophets.” Basically, the article examines the rise in popularity of films made by and marketed to Evangelical Christians. Honeycutt mentions the commercial viability … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Carrie Fisher

  Dear Carrie Fisher, I’ve decided to write you this letter, after watching The Force Awakens, because I think the event of this film is significant. And I’ll be honest, my first comment after hearing you would be in a … Continue reading

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The Birds: The Christian Hipster’s Summer Guide to Hitchcock

The Hipster Hitchcock summer draws to a close with a fearful phone booth, blondes, and, you guessed it…. The Birds (1963). With Tippi Hedron, Robert Taylor, Jessica Tandy, and Suzanne Pleshette. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Things for Hipsters to Note: … Continue reading

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But, Why DO Christian Hipsters love Hitchcock?

Sure, his movies are fun and scary and all that, but Hitch’s appeal is pretty genuine. A quick search for “Hitchcock” on Etsy, the original hipster homemade haymarket, returns hits like a pair of Psycho themed graphic print flats and host of word … Continue reading

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