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On TV: Why BBC's <em>Luther</em> Is The Scariest Show On TV

On TV: Why BBC’s Luther Is The Scariest Show On TV

I am coming up on my one-year anniversary of Mockingbird graciously allowing me to become a contributor. It all started with my series on the intersections between horror cinema and Christianity: “In the Event of a Cosmic Horror”. So I couldn’t leave the Halloween season alone without some sort of post dealing with horror and […]

On TV: A Hero Lies Down Under His Past, A Villain Rises Up From The Dark

On TV: A Hero Lies Down Under His Past, A Villain Rises Up From The Dark

“God moves in a mysterious way his wonders to perform; He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.” -William Cowper, “God Moves In Mysterious Ways” As the hero lies down under the burden of his toil; the villain rises from underneath to do his deeds in the dark. This is the […]

On TV: John Luther Suffers For Us All

On TV: John Luther Suffers For Us All

“No, much as we would hate to admit it, we love to watch heroes suffer. And the greater the suffering and the more emphatic ability of the hero, the more we admire the hero…. I love to see heroes who fuel some kind of moral furnace inside them, who are driven to take on the […]