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Add A Little Cheesiness (Building a Better Christian Novel Pt 3)

I review Christian books, mostly nonfiction ones but I do get a Christian Fiction novel or two each month. Occasionally I’ll get one that I enjoy, and frequently I’ll give 3 or 4 stars just because I know the author means well and it’s not too terrible. However, most of the time I’m just not …

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Chance Encounters (God in Film Pt 6)

Thus far in this blog series, I've suggested that maybe you can't make a movie where God or angels literally show up without it seeming somehow cheesy, absurd. I've suggested that you can get around that by embracing that sense of absurdity, talking about the existence of evil in contrast to God, talking about the strangeness of …

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3 Things the Star Wars Prequels Got Right

The Star Wars prequel trilogy had its problems. We can all agree on that. However, the movies still had certain things they did extremely well. Here's a look at three good things in the Star Wars prequel trilogy: 1. Groundbreaking Special Effects Makezine contributor Gareth Branwyn noted people often criticize the prequel trilogy for its …

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