Tag Archives: Movies

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: 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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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

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Rodalena Reviews: Bernie

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

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Best Flash Mob Evah

One Day More… Continue reading

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A ragamuffin knows he’s only a beggar at the door of God’s mercy. Continue reading

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Attention Geeks

Deep breath. Relax. Hold your fire. Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: Simulators Without Guides

Master Chief did not make him do it. Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: Les Miserables

Some stories are so ugly and so beautiful and so true that they must be sung. Continue reading

Posted in beauty, courage, Fight Club, God, Goodness, Grace, Great Stories, justice, Les Miserables, love, movies, Music, pain, Rodalena Reviews, Singing, Spirituality, Suffering, Truth | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments