Boundaries and why Christian Grey needs them

I know, I'm late to the party. The film came out almost a year ago. I got it from Redbox last night. But I have something to say about Christian Grey, even though so much has already been said. Consent isn't just about sexual relationships. Consent is a way of life. And this is something that … Continue reading Boundaries and why Christian Grey needs them

My reactions to the ‘Do You Believe?’ movie

Long story, but my dad invited me to see 'Do You Believe?' last weekend for Easter. Because I do love my parents and still hope that we can salvageĀ our relationship, I went. My thoughts went something like this: - Oh hey, random dude dragging wooden cross through the city, asking passersby, "Do you believe in … Continue reading My reactions to the ‘Do You Believe?’ movie

Nudity and theater: Theater D’Art’s Paradise Lost

The midsummer air in the upper room theater stifled, and the box office offered complimentary water bottles. I chose to experience the play barefoot. I knew several members of the cast personally or had seen them in other Theater 'd Art productions, intensifying the experience. My friend Dastan played Lucifer, and Dana (per tradition from … Continue reading Nudity and theater: Theater D’Art’s Paradise Lost

Mars Hill Church’s ‘Good Friday’ film: Review

For centuries, churches have used various mediums in attempts to recreate history, to relive the past. But the crucifixion is most frequently reenacted, with vivid detail. From medieval Passion plays to modern productions like New Life Church's The Thorn to Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ...we as the audience revisit and revisit and revisit … Continue reading Mars Hill Church’s ‘Good Friday’ film: Review