A film about Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), a WWII Army medic from Virginia who served in the Battle of Okinawa. While volunteering to serve his country, Doss refused to pick up a weapon, citing his faith as a Seventh Day Adventist in his unwillingness to commit violence. Nevertheless, he put his life on […]
A new series based on William Peter Blatty’s novel (which also inspired the famous film of the same name) about a mother (Geena Davis) who asks a pair of Catholic priests (Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels) to exorcise a demon that is possessing her daughter. Series premieres in September.
Remake, schmemake. If this show […]
This week, a new tourist attraction will open in Kentucky: a 510-foot long replica of Noah’s Ark.
…the ark is built based on dimensions in the Bible. Inside are museum-style exhibits: displays of Noah’s family along with rows of cages containing animal replicas, including dinosaurs.
The attraction came with a hefty price tag […]
Note: this is the second part of a two-part list. You can see part 1 here. Following is #s 12-22 on the list, in random order:
12. Brazil (England, 1985)
“This is your receipt for your husband…and this is my receipt for your receipt.”
Coming out only a year after the famous “1984”, […]
Some of you may remember that a couple years ago I posted a list of conservative foreign movies, which was later consumed in the Great Threedonian Apocalypse. In the meantime, I’ve added some more entries and decided to repost this as an expanded list of 22. The first half of which is as follows, and […]
The gods must be crazy in Indonesia. From the BBC:
Indonesian police have confiscated a sex toy from a remote village after its inhabitants and some on social media mistook it for an “angel”. The doll was found in March floating in the sea by a fisherman in the Banggai islands in Sulawesi province. […]
An imagined chapter from Jesus’ forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis.
Stars Ewan McGregor, Ciaran Hinds (Rome), Ayelet Zuhrer (Daredevil). Directed by Rodrigo Garcia (Albert Nobbs).
At Threedonia World HQ we lit a wee fire to save electricity. You’re Gaia-dam right we did.
Keeping on the centurion theme re. Jesus, Sean Been rocks his role in an adaptation of Anne Rice’s “Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt.” Had the honor of seeing a screening of this a couple weeks ago, and writer-director Cyrus Nowrasteh and his co-writer wife Betsy succeed where far too many Christian filmmakers fail: gifting […]
The story of Jesus’ resurrection, told through the eyes of a Roman Centurion.
Stars Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Cliff Curtis. Directed by Kevin Reynolds (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Count of Monte Cristo).