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  • The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ

    The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ

    ★★★½

    I read the Gospel of John on Easter Sunday this year.

    I'm not religious. But, I had that Sunday morning free, and I'd recently taught a lesson on the historical Jesus, so I decided "why not?" The Gospel of John was not like my memory of the gospel story; at least not in form. My memory had been tainted by our collective, default way of telling the story: Bethlehem, carpentry apprenticeship, miracles aplenty, trouble brewing among the Sadducees, death, resurrection.…

  • The Book

    The Book

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    ★★★

    Guardians of the Galaxy earned $94 million on its opening weekend. It helped Disney break $1 billion in domestic revenue this year, marking 2014 as the ninth year for the studio to do so. Guardians of the Galaxy had an estimated $170 million budget and has already made that money back in domestic returns. Within the coming weeks, the global market will nearly double this domestic return.

    The film ends with a title card promising that the Guardians will return.…

  • Snow Dogs

    Snow Dogs

    ½

    At least the dogs didn't die.