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35 Years and the Original Urban Cowgirl Gets the Last Line

For most of us, and certainly for those of us in the south, there are names that are synonymous with Texas: cowboys, oil, George Bush, Gilley’s and of course, Urban Cowboy. 1,535 more words

Celebrities & Entertainment

Surprised by Joy: How Joy Davidman Shaped C.S. Lewis by Dr. Crystal Hurd

This weekend was the 100th anniversary of Joy Davidman’s birth. An important American poet and writer in her own right, I know about her because she was married to C.S. 458 more words

C.S. Lewis

Black Widow (1987)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: She kills her husbands.

A federal agent named Alexandra (Debra Winger) tracks an elusive woman named Catherine (Theresa Russell) who marries rich men and then kills them off to inherit their fortune. 749 more words

Movies

Film Review: "Boychoir" (2014) ★★★★

Virginia Woolf wrote in her suicide letter to her husband that she is ‘spoiling his life, and that without her, Leonard could work’. In another words, does it mean that losing someone you love is the beginning of a new and exciting life? 549 more words

Great Films

Boychoir (2015)

It’s always inspiring to witness a kid discovering his own voice – something that happens quite literally in the case of Boychoir. Set in the surprisingly cutthroat, uber-elite world of choral competitions for pre-pubescent boys, the film has a few things to recommend it: a strong cast, some stunning music, and high notes you’ll have to hear to believe. 594 more words

Reviews

The Red Tent: Parallel Stories (TV Review)

Lifetime/Sony’s The Red Tent takes Anita Diamant’s 1997 New York Times Bestseller and adapts it into a two-part, three-hour miniseries about the wives of Jacob from the Old Testament in the Bible. 415 more words

Theology

Boychoir

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Debra Winger, Eddie Izzard, Kevin McHale, Josh Lucas, Garrett Wareing

Director: François Girard

Writer: Ben Ripley

When a person exhibits a natural talent for something, whether it be singing, art, sports, academia, and so forth, many people feel that it ought be regarded as a gift. 809 more words

Film