Tag Archives: Movie Review

Hereafter: Is There an Afterlife?

Clint Eastwood’s new film, Hereafter (starring Matt Damon), offers a meditation on the idea of an afterlife. In this post, I respond to the film (with some spoilers) as to why I think the movie, like all suggestions of an afterlife, is a waste of time and money.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 18 – The Queers Are All Right

Peterson and Zack come out to the movies! Get it? Come out? Today they discuss the new film “The Kids Are All Right,” starring Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as a lesbian couple whose kids make contact with their interloping sperm donor. “Outraged” is also on topic as the Queer and Queerer duo reflect back […]

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Reflections on “The Invention of Lying”

ALERT: The majority of this post reveals and discusses SPOILERS. If you are contemplating seeing The Invention of Lying, do not read below the poster until after you’ve seen it! You have been warned! Go see The Invention of Lying. Normally, I don’t spend money on a movie ticket if the experience isn’t going to […]

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Brüno: It Takes Silly Absurdities to Reveal Harsh Realities

I’ll start by saying this: I liked it. In fact, I actually felt I left the theatre with a positive message. Brüno is filthy, offensive, and absurd, but it actually has a decent point to make.

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Expelled – Don’t Bother.

Yeah, I know the movie Expelled came out a while back, but I finally watched it over the weekend. I’m not going to waste my energy writing about it, nor should you waste your time watching it. Two words: Testable Hypothesis?  Oh, there’s nothing to work with because it’s all religiously motivated philosophy that has […]

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Not so silent, probably not so “Christian” either…

A couple of the other blogs picked this up this week: Silencing Christians – One-Hour National Special …Wow.  Oh, and there’s drama to go with it.  Looks like it’s unfit to be aired on TV. I think this chart that’s been circulating over on Pam’s sums it up well. Despite how obnoxiously arrogant even the […]

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The Legacy of Harvey Milk

My name is Harvey Milk and I’m here to recruit you. I just took in my second screening of Milk, and I thought I would take some time to talk about why, for me, Harvey Milk is very much a hero. If I turned around every time somebody called me a faggot, I’d be walking […]

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