My son called yesterday. Something he normally does on his drive home when he is bored and has no one else to call. We call this action ‘pulling a Tuck.’ An inside joke. So he called me and said he was headed home where his newlywed wife had gotten home and made some chili. So… Continue reading Die Hard … is … Home Alone, for Adults
The line is classic, iconic even. You may even have made it your life's mantra. And since it was recited by Sean Connery, there is an aura of power behind it. Make sure you read it with that Scottish accent ... "Wanna get Capone? Here's how you get him. He pulls a knife, you pull a… Continue reading Doing It ‘The Chicago Way’
The movie has already received rave reviews ... even creating some Oscar buzz. It digs into the background of the prince of villains. It explores the mind of a character played by some of Hollywood's elite. But it has already come with a warning ... this movie may inspire violence in a society already plagued… Continue reading Joker … Inciting Violence?
It's the classic line from Cool Hand Luke. It is used by Captain to Luke, and is followed by, "Some men you just can't reach." The line is used a few times in the movie, even by Luke himself later in the flick. It's a great line, I've even used it on my son occasionally… Continue reading What We Have Here is Failure to Communicate
To say that I have seen a lot of movies would be an understatement. I haven't seen all movies, nor most movies ever made, but I do enjoy a good popcorn flick that will help me escape and relax for a few hours. Having moved to Appomattox, I've had to adjust the frequency of my… Continue reading Top 10 – Movies about the Afterlife
This past week, Mike Floyd shared some timeless and biblical truths from the pulpit. He pulled some clips from a classic movie to demonstrate these truths to help us remember and apply these life lessons. So, enjoy these ponderings as you think about George Bailey’s life ... ⁃ If you’re going to help someone, then… Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Life … some life lessons from Bedford Falls