What if a gun had a soul and didn't want to be a gun?
Stephen D. Greydanus has a wonderful look at a film which is a favorite in the HC household.
Two Takes on Florence Foster Jenkins
- DarwinCatholics: Three fine performances, and a deeply unstable moral core.
- Orson Scott Card: What could have been a cruel satire on a talentless old woman becomes a beautiful portrait of people who are trying to make the world a better place.
Mel Gibson — Hacksaw Ridge and Passion of Christ Sequel
- Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Gets a Standing Ovation at the Venice Film Fest — Not just a standing ovation. A ten-minute standing ovation. I can't wait to see this one.
- Mel Gibson Confirms Sequel to "The Passion of the Christ" — Called "The Resurrection." Of course. Also can't wait to see this one, though it's going to be years probably.
A Mighty Fortress by S. D. Thames
[Cue sound effect: Ringing bell.] We have a winner! From a quarter where I wouldn’t have expected to find one! A Mighty Fortress is a first (full-length) novel by an author I’d never heard of. It has so much going against it – it’s a Christian novel (which usually means low quality, let’s face it, especially when the authors are starting out). It’s a hard-boiled mystery into which the author injects supernatural and theological elements. There are even miracles. The miracle for me is how well this thing worked, and how much I loved it.Sign me up. Read the full review at Brandywine Books.