Sam Staley | Thursday November 10, 2016 at 3:08 PM PST | Comments Off on Faith and Courage on Hacksaw Ridge
With faith comes conviction; with conviction comes courage; with courage comes action; with action comes leadership; with leadership comes social change. That chain could easily encapsulate the main storyline of Hacksaw Ridge, an engaging and sobering biopic focused on the heroic acts of World War II medic Desmond Doss. Desmond Doss was a Seventh...
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Tags: anti-war, antiwar film, character, Christianity, conscientious objector, courage, Desmond Doss, faith, Hacksaw Ridge, heroism, Integrity, Jesus, Mel Gibson, pacifism, World War II
Sam Staley | Tuesday May 10, 2016 at 2:21 PM PST | Comments Off on Captain America’s Civil War and Political Principle
Captain America: Civil War blasted into U.S. theaters generating $192 million in its first weekend and more than $700 million worldwide. I’ll confess: I almost passed this one up: All I could envision were lots of explosions and major cities crumbling. I had my fill of that with the destruction of the fictional Sokovia...
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Tags: Captain America, Civil War, Declaration of Independence, faith, Ironman, Jesus, John Locke, Philippians, progressivism, Steve Rogers, Tony Stark