A & E

The Odd Life of Timothy Green: Are we called to be odd?

By Jake O’Bannon I saw a weird movie this weekend. That’s a stupid way to start a review, but that’s just how I’m going to do it this time. I use the word “weird” because the movie I saw, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, was in fact weird. Now don’t get me wrong, weird can be good. Weird is ... Read More »

Rear Window: Before there was Facebook stalking

By Jake “The Movie Guy” O’Bannon Life was different in 1954. That is the understatement of the century, but if you ever need to be reminded, watch Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 classic, Rear Window. Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, Rear Window tells the story of a photographer named L.B. Jefferies (Stewart) who is locked in his third floor apartment for ... Read More »

Entertaining, but average

By Jake O’Bannon Have you ever been to a movie where you walk out of the theatre and you really have nothing to say? I don’t mean an “I’m speechless – I can’t believe we don’t know whether the top is going to stop spinning or not,” kind of silence. What I am talking about is when a movie is ... Read More »

Best movie of the summer?

By Jake O’Bannon Have you ever been in a church service where the pastor gives away the main point of the sermon at the beginning rather than in the conclusion? Their goal is to put out what they want you to know right off that bat – they want to make sure you know what they are trying to tell ... Read More »