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“Then I woke up”: No Country for Old Men (2007) – Part 4 of 4

There will be no abrupt ending to this series. We're up to the fourth and final part! This post continues straight on from Part 3 so if you've just landed here, start at Part 1. For everyone else, Part 4... Continue Reading →

“It ain’t all waitin’ on you.” – No Country for Old Men (2007) – Part 3 of 4

In Part 1, we saw that in this life there are no clean getaways - either a bad guy will get you, your bad choices will get you or your body will get you. That's pretty much how life seems.... Continue Reading →

Betting your life: No Country for Old Men (2007) – Part 2 of 4

In Part 1, we observed the pervasive nature of death in the film No Country for Old Men. And so it is in real life, though I think we in the West tend to hide it away, shy away from... Continue Reading →

No clean getaways: No Country for Old Men (2007) – Part 1 of 4

A man steals millions of dollars from a drug deal gone bad and plays a deadly cat and mouse game with a serial killer the syndicate sends to get their money back, while aging sheriff Bell attempts to track them... Continue Reading →

True Grit (2010) – Part 3 of 3

In Part 2,  we examined Mattie's plunge into a place of death, and how through perseverance, Cogburn rescues her, a picture of what Jesus does at the cross. We find don't find out what happens next - we find out... Continue Reading →

True Grit (2010) – Part 2 of 3

In Part 1, we met Mattie, Cogburn and La Boeuf, and saw the prominence of faith in framing and enabling Mattie's quest. For all the beauty of Mattie's faith and innocence to this point, True Grit is ultimately about revenge,... Continue Reading →

True Grit (2010) – Part 1 of 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUiCu-zuAgM After her father is murdered by one of his employees, Mattie Ross engages a deputy U.S. Marshal to track down the killer. She’s given three recommendations, but chooses Rooster Cogburn because she hears he’s a man with "true grit".... Continue Reading →

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