Category Archives: Films

FILM REVIEW: “The Green Book”

  Okay, no kidding, “The Green Book” is easily the finest film I have seen in YEARS. Scanning back through my personal favorites, nothing even close comes to mind except “The Green MILE” – so that’s a bit weird. And … Continue reading

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  THEOLOGY AT THE MOVIES: THE STING   The Sting has got one of the classiest endings in film, and it earned a Best Picture Oscar in 1973. Audiences enjoyed seeing Paul Newman and Robert Redford pair up again after … Continue reading

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THEOLOGY AT THE MOVIES The sprawling crime stories, “The Godfather” and “The Godfather II” are undeniably sordid tales about the infection of evil. But I recall one line at the close that actually speaks hope to the suffering in our … Continue reading

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So Long, Harold Ramis

  It’s sad to lose great comedy film writer Harold Ramis (Ghostbusters, etc.) who passed away yesterday. His classic, Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray, is one of the great poignant comedies of all time. In his book Searching For a … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Little Rascals”

Son of Waldo Says “Thank You” This is an absolutely awesome resource about the beloved Little Rascals. Full disclosure: “Waldo” was my dad! Back in the heyday of the Our Gang troupe, Dad was privileged to play the nerdish Waldo … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Green Mile

  September 16, 2012 I was saddened last week to hear of the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan, the gentle giant who played John Coffey – “like the drink, only not spelt the same” – in my all-time favorite movie, … Continue reading

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