Category Archives: Movies

Book Write-Up (Loosely-Speaking): The Teaching of the Buddha

Teaching of the Buddha.  Tokyo: Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai, 1966, 1991.  Printed by Toppan Printing Co. I got this book at the Goodwill.  It contains Buddhist sayings from various Buddhist writings. I have long known about Buddhism.  I may have first … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Ripping Out Sins

Last Sunday, I visited what I call the “Word of Faith” church.  The label fits in some areas but not in others, but I don’t want to identify the church by name, so that is the label that I will … Continue reading

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Movie Write-Up: The Unauthorized Full House Story

I recently watched the 2015 Lifetime movie, The Unauthorized Full House Story, which was about the actors in the hit ABC sitcom Full House.  The movie went from the actors’ rise from obscurity and disappointments to Candace Cameron’s wedding to … Continue reading

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Movie Write-Up: Rogue One

I saw Star Wars: Rogue One this weekend. Jyn Erso’s father, Galen, helped to design and construct the Death Star for the Empire.  Because he hates the Empire, he placed a design flaw within the Death Star.  The Rebel Alliance … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Trump, Trump’s Appointees, Star Wars, Introverts, and Nixon

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up, where I link to news and opinion pieces and comment about them. Trump, Trump’s Appointees, Etc. Christianity Today magazine had a status above its article, “Here’s Who Will Pray at Trump’s Inauguration.”  The … Continue reading

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Lessons on Love from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

I was watching The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies last night.  I found one scene especially interesting. The dwarves, the men, the elves, and the orcs are all gathered for battle.  The elf Tauriel wants to go help … Continue reading

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Movie Write-Up: God’s Not Dead 2

I watched the 2016 Christian movie, God’s Not Dead 2, on Amazon last night.  God’s Not Dead 2 is the sequel to the 2014 movie God’s Not Dead. Here are some items.  In the course of my commentary, I will … Continue reading

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