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“There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home…” We all remember what is perhaps one of the largest and most well-known cult-classics of them all, “The Wizard of Oz.” From the ruby slippers, to the Yellow Brick Road, to the gaggling cackles of the Wicked Witch of the West, it stands to...
I found myself in downtown Minneapolis last Saturday afternoon, parking at the Target Center and trying desperately to figure out where, exactly, I was supposed to be hours before the PBR Minneapolis Invitational, “Unleash the Beast.” I joined thousands of others there, attempting to find my seat...
I’ve spoken before about my appreciation for the many talents of Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone. From “Rocky” to “Rambo: First Blood,” Stallone’s acting career has, in many cases, set the bar exceptionally high for not only others willing to tackle the profession as actors, but for those who...
September is almost over; can you believe it!? It always seems like the fall season comes and goes far too quickly. I can’t believe the month is already almost over, and we’re facing October, when the cold snaps will become more regular, we get our sweaters out of mothballs, and people already...
Christian film has been on a steady incline for the past handful of years. Blockbusters like “Unplanned,” “Breakthrough,” and others like them have appeared on the marquee beside other A-list films, making a new name for not only themselves, but the industry of Christian filmmaking. Perhaps...
By the time many of you sit to read this column for the week, I’ll be well on my way to a much-needed vacation. I take off for Missouri this Thursday night, as my family and I having been invited to a family reunion on my mother’s side. A nerve-wracking thought, really, because I haven’t met many...
Whether or not you’re an action-adventure movie fan, you may remember the 2013 hit film “Olympus Has Fallen.” It starred Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhardt, and Angela Bennet. A hit across the country, the release of this film marked the first of the trilogy, which includes “London Has...
I feel, that years from now, we’re going to look back on this month and say, “Where were you when the Amazon was burning?” It seems this month, the world’s largest rainforest has sprung up across news outlets, channeling the attention of the globe in a literal blaze of glory. If you haven’t heard...
Never let it be said that I am not a loyal film reviewer (though unrecognized), because I went to see a movie despite a dizzying migraine, nausea, and chills. I’ve been waiting for “The Art of Racing in the Rain” to arrive in theatres for months. I knew it was a film I’d have to see, and...
On a fluke decision, my family decided to take a day trip up to Duluth on Sunday. Now, we are not the kind of family that just makes three-and-a-half hour drives to the Northshore (or anywhere, really). We’re not necessarily a “last minute” folk. However, we had quite a fantastic reason this time...

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