Why the Superman of ‘Man of Steel’ is the Jesus we wish Jesus would be

I wish I could have written this…but as I’ve not seen the new Man of Steel, I’m ignorant of both plot points and story. Jeff Jensen (aka @EWDocJensen) has written a great and thoughtful blog post for Entertainment Weekly’s Popwatch blog. I encourage you to read it. There are some spoilers, so if you haven’t… Continue reading Why the Superman of ‘Man of Steel’ is the Jesus we wish Jesus would be

In a Boat With a Tiger

Last night Rachel and I watched the Oscar winning film, “Life of Pi.” It was a homework assignment given to me by my friend, Kevin, who forbade us from any more coffee get-togethers until I’d seen the flick. I picked it up from Redbox on Blu-Ray, we put the kiddos to bed, and we settled… Continue reading In a Boat With a Tiger

Oscars Recap: One Flew Over the Oscars Nest

Once upon a time, I was an Oscars junkie. I loved everything about the evening: the red carpet build up, the opening monologue, the early acting awards, the major technical awards, the best picture nominee clip packages, the musical numbers, the forced pairings, the uneven feel to the entire proceedings. As a movie nerd, the… Continue reading Oscars Recap: One Flew Over the Oscars Nest