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Mining Netflix: Vulnerability on <em>Notting Hill</em>

Mining Netflix: Vulnerability on Notting Hill

There’s this girl. She’s someone who can’t be mine, and uh… it’s as if I’ve taken love heroin and I can’t ever have it again. I’ve opened Pandora’s Box and there’s trouble inside. If Hugh Grant vowed to collaborate exclusively with writer Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually) for the rest of […]

The Monarch, the Mirror: Why Root for the Evil Queen?

The Monarch, the Mirror: Why Root for the Evil Queen?

Say what you will about Mirror, Mirror, the newest rendition of the Brothers Grimm’s 1812 tale of Little Snow White, the first of two Snow White films to come to theaters this season (the other is the Charlize-crowned Snow White and the Huntsman). There’s plenty of bad writing in the trailer, as well as an […]

Mockingbird at the Movies: <i>Duplicity</i> and Real Love

Mockingbird at the Movies: Duplicity and Real Love

I’ve often said, as I ply my trade, using examples from movies to illustrate the themes of law and gospel, that it’s a lot easier to find examples of law in movies than it is to find examples of the gospel. The reason is simple: humans just don’t love one another the way God loves […]