The Value of Valuing Your Church’s Kids
Show your church’s kids that they matter to the church body as a whole.
Could The Foreigner be Jackie Chan’s darkest film yet?
Chan is another father possessing a “very particular set of skills” in this film by Martin Campbell.
Lingua Ignota’s All Bitches Die Tackles Misogyny and Abuse with Brutal Electronic Music (Review)
While certainly not everyone’s cup of tea, I consider this one of 2017’s most fascinating and compelling albums.
Weekend Reads: Superstore’s Humanizing Effect, Craigslist’s Ugly-but-Effective Design, Roadside Monument’s Return, One Punch Man & More
Also: The best good bad movies, a new “Robotech” comic, how SEO ruins websites, and more “Wonder Woman” goodness.
Derek Yee’s Sword Master Is an Underwhelming CGI Spectacle (Review)
This CGI-filled remake of 1977’s Death Duel never quite reaches the martial arts heights to which it so clearly aspires.
Studio Ghibli Fest 2017
An excellent opportunity to see some of the greatest and most beloved animated films of all time.
Review Round-Up: Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver
Critics say Baby Driver is filled with the sort of vibe and energy we’ve come to love and expect from Edgar Wright.
Reading: Musical Artificial Intelligence, Daniel Tiger, Anime for Adults, Ben Sasse & More
Also: Cuba’s Netflix, pre-Tolkien fantasy epics, anime samurai apologetics, and conservatives vs. Julius Caesar.
In Rotation: The Clientele, Landing, The Daysleepers, Psychic Temple (Review)
Dreamy autumnal pop, spaced-out slowcore, The Smiths get a shoegaze makeover, and some gorgeous psychedelic pop.
Random Nerdery: Black Panther, Adam West RIP, Bioware’s Anthem & Netflix’s Godzilla Anime
The latest Marvel superhero teaser, the death of a comic book icon, Bioware’s next original title, and the big G gets animated.
Weekend Reads: Wonder Woman, Studio Ghibli’s Theme Park, Cowboy Bebop, Bernie Sanders, Christianity’s Decline & More
Also: The decline of Contemporary Christian Music, Google Chrome’s ad blocker, Harvard and online privacy, and conspiracy theories of the Left.
Homecoming by Sorrow Plagues (Review)
Sorrow Plagues’s blend of black metal and shoegaze contains a few sonic surprises along the way.