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).
The story of Brandon Burlsworth, “possibly the greatest walk-on in the history of college football.”
Stars Neal McDonough, Michael Parks, International Film and Television Star Nick Searcy.
In case anyone’s looking for one last infusion of the holiday spirit, check out this great flashmob that happened at an airport in Germany recently.
I hope you all had a wonderful and blessed holiday.
Behold the real face of Saint Nick (or at least our best approximation of it), as a result of a thorough scientific analysis of his skull and other data gathered.
“Using this data, the medical artist used state-of-the-art computer software to develop the model of St. Nicholas. The virtual clay was sculpted on […]
(This is my entry for the Criterion Blogathon, which looks at films in the Criterion Collection.)
There’s no question that the 20th century, particularly the second half, was when Christianity saw a major decline as a political, social and cultural force in Europe.
It’s not hard to understand why: with two generations largely […]
Whatever your views of the brouhaha over Syrian refugees (and many of them are refugees — which colors the debate over, but does not resolve the issues involved with whether or not to take them in) there is no doubt that the group is mostly Muslim even though Syria’s total population was 10% Christian […]
Reposted and updated from this past January
We have been well informed and well warned about the true nature of Islam since its very beginning:
“When the candidatus was killed by the Saracens, I was at Caesarea and I set off by boat to Sykamina. People were saying “the candidatus has been killed,” and […]