Best Christ Figures In Movies (Holy Week Special)

The "Christ Figure" is one of the most common tropes of cinema. It also has the reputation, at least among faith and film circles, to be an eye-rolling one because the Christ Figure has propensity to dominate the discussion of any one particular film whenever it is present. But there is something remarkable about the …

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Franchise Ruminations: The Lord of The Rings Theatrical Cuts are Better Than The Extended Editions

(Since I'm diving deep into both the theatrical and extended cuts of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, let's just assume that SPOILERS will abound.) Like most Tolkien fans out there, the news that they were going to make a “Lord of the Rings” (LOTR) trilogy was something I genuinely geeked out about. And the feeling …

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