The Uncommon Conflict of A Man Named Common

            “James Bevel wasn’t perfect. Martin Luther King wasn’t perfect. That’s what I loved about getting to experience this film. You got to see the human beings.” Common could… Continue reading

SELMA Star David Oyelowo – His Faith & Calling to Play MLK

Recently, I got a chance to sit down with David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King Jr. in the new film, SELMA. He shared a story with me about his journey to playing… Continue reading

EMBRACING CHRISTIAN MYTHOLOGY in EXODUS: GODS & KINGS

Humphrey Carpenter tells a story in his book The Inklings of a conversation between J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Hugo Dyson. The conversation is significant because it essentially is what led Lewis to… Continue reading

LEARNING TO BE DISAGREEABLE

I grew up afraid of people that disagreed with me. I think I learned to do that in church. The standard reaction to those we disagreed with was avoidance. I remember learning that… Continue reading

7 Reasons People of Faith Should See THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

The Theory of Everything explores the life of Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne.) While certainly giving screen time to his work, the film concentrates most of its efforts on Hawking’s relationships, specifically with his… Continue reading

The Overnighters: What Does It Mean To Be Good?

What does it mean to be good? What does it really mean to love your neighbor? If you’re like me, theory is much easier to come by than practice. I talk a good… Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Damon Lindelof talks about THE LEFTOVERS

Wednesday night (October 28, 2014) at the Television Academy in Los Angeles, Damon Lindelof discussed his role as a show runner on LOST and THE LEFTOVERS. Lindelof revealed that he and his staff had… Continue reading

THE FEAR OF VAMPIRES: What does it mean to truly be alive?

October is a crowded month at the box office. Studios begin to roll out projects they believe are Oscar-worthy. Horror and Halloween-themed films make their entrance. Even family films get into the fray as… Continue reading

Looking Ahead to Season 2 on The Leftovers

It’s going to be a long wait for Leftovers fans for season 2. Fortunately, HBO has green lit a second season and the mysteries in Mapleton will be further explored. Here are a… Continue reading

WESTWORLD IS COMING

While I plan to plum the depths of other pop culture masterpieces such as True Detective (season 2) and American Horror Story: Freakshow, my obsession will become HBO’s new show, WESTWORLD, when is… Continue reading