Category Archives: movies

Rodalena Reviews: War Room

You can’t laugh in here…this is the War Room. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Empathy, Evangelicalism, faith, Fundamentalism, God, movies, Obedience, pop culture, prayer, religion, Rodalena Reviews, Stephen King, Typical Christian Film, War Room | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

How Hugh Jackman Helped Me Break Out of My Bloggy Rut

I was in a rut. Wolverine saved the day. Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, blogging, Christianity, Controversy, Culture, current events, Fundamentalism, Interpretation, movies, Paul, pop culture, Reading, religion, writing | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Schoolish Thoughts: Educational Rebels

What is the purpose of a college education, really? Continue reading

Posted in Calvin & Hobbes, childhood, College, Culture, Education, Good Will Hunting, Guillaume Dumas, Mark Twain, school, Schoolish Thoughts | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Rodalena Reviews: American Sniper

There is a small category of films that for me fall under the heading of “Movies Everyone Should See.” American Sniper is one of them. Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus: Gods and Kings was epic. This is not a good thing. Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: Nightcrawler

Photography and marksmanship have an eerie similarity that this movie brilliantly shows: the lens can often become a wall. Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: The Judge

Ally and I love movies. When we went to see Guardians of the Galaxy together, we saw a preview for The Judge, and we looked at each other and said, “Oh yes.” We finally saw the film earlier this week. The … Continue reading

Posted in Actors, Allyson, family, flowers, Hydrangeas, Jr., justice, Language of Flowers, Mercy, movies, pain, Parenting, Robert Duvall, Rodalena Reviews, The Judge, To Kill a Mockingbird | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Cinematic Doppelgangers

I wonder if any of you relate as well to a cinematic character as I do to Kathleen. Continue reading

Posted in Actors, Books, Butterflies, courage, Dream Jobs, flowers, humor, just for fun, Meg Ryan, movies, Music, You've Got Mail | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Watching Braveheart

Allyson finally saw “Braveheart”… Continue reading

Posted in Actors, Allyson, Braveheart, Hair, humor, Mel Gibson, Motherhood, movies, Parenting, pop culture, teenagers | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Rodalena Reviews: Bernie

This film is the story of Bernie Tiede: a beautiful frail terror of a man who finally snapped. Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Tiede, Great Stories, Jack Black, justice, Matthew McConaughey, movies, peculiar people, Rodalena Reviews, Shirley MacLaine, Texans, Texas, YouTube | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments