entertainment & belief go heart to heart



The future of crime: Minority Report (2002)

The year is 2054. For the last 6 years, the City of Washington has been free of murder, thanks to a special police branch which uses 'pre-cogs' (pre-cognitive) to predict murders and then arrests the would-be perpetrators before they commit... Continue Reading →

One Direction on the proper use of cellphones

One Direction is an extremely popular band with tremendous influence on their fans: one of their songs "Live While We're Young" has received over 86 million views on YouTube, but that's only half the number of views as "One Thing",... Continue Reading →

Locked Out of Heaven (Bruno Mars)

In his latest song to hit the charts, Bruno Mars sings a love song to sex in Locked out of Heaven. Bruno starts out by admitting he has not in the past had much confidence in love or miracles which... Continue Reading →

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a quirky lighthearted film about a sheik's ambitious project to construct a dam, create a river and introduce salmon to it so he can pursue his fishing hobby. In the desert. At a... Continue Reading →

I wanna party and…find love?: (Party 2 of 2)

In Party 1, I suggested one of the scenes set in the song "How We Do" by Rita Ora could easily come from a horrible nightmare. I just didn't think a hungover sleepover as an indicator of love was ideal.... Continue Reading →

I wanna party and… find love?: (Party 1 of 2)

Rita Ora's How We Do is a curious party anthem, proposing that in a night of cloudy recklessness you may just find the one for you. The song is most memorable because of the catchy hook, which features the eight-letter... Continue Reading →

What no-one hopes for: Revolutionary Road (2008)

Revolutionary Road is incredibly moving, but not in a good way. April and Frank Wheeler (Winslet and DiCaprio) live in a picture perfect street, living the American dream in the optimistic and prosperous 1950s. Behind the curtains, they struggle that... Continue Reading →

Seven Notes of Grace on Katy Perry’s ‘Firework’

Over at Seven Notes of Grace, Ros reviews Katy Perry's hit song 'Firework'. Remember the lyrics: Do you know that there’s still a chance for you, ‘Cause there’s a spark in you You just gotta ignite the light, and let... 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 →

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