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Tag Archives: Religion
I am finally returning to my movie reviews focusing on theological and philosophical themes. I had planned months ago to return to writing them, but they fell to the side as I wrote other posts. All that time these continued … Continue reading
Steven Spielberg thought of Poltergeist while working on Raiders of the Lost Ark. He had always wanted to make a ghost movie. He liked the scene in Close Encounters in which Barry was abducted by aliens, and so he combined … Continue reading
Amistad is based on historical events. In 1839 fifty-three Mende in Sierra Leone were captured by an enemy tribe and taken to an illegal slave trading post. Some Portuguese sailors took them and then transferred them to La Amistad. During … Continue reading