A Man (Still) Out of TIme

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It would seem that the not-so-small Marvel Studios has decided to cross the genre streams by combining their superhero films with other types of movies.  Audiences first saw it with the Iron Man 3’s “buddy-cop” feel and now the merging of Marvel’s “Capsicle” with a 70’s political thriller vibe has given audiences the recently released Captain America:  The Winter Solider.

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Delays, Lightcycles, and Metro Elevators

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“What’s a Lightcycle?”  This isn’t how you’d expect a morning commute conversation to begin.  Nevertheless, a recent conversation I had with someone while traversing the the DC Metro system began with that query.

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Clone Wars and Theology: A Foolish Muppet’s Wisdom

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When the oldest and wisest of all living Jedi sets out on a quest of his own, the end result is a grand adventure wherein influences worthy of both J.R.R. Tolkein and the Apostle Paul are on display in Star Wars: The Clone Wars in a powerful way.

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Deconstructing Hollywood’s Ark

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What happens when a famed, Oscar winning director undertakes his 13-year passion project of bringing a famed Bible story to screen?  A lot, including controversy well earned.

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Clone Wars and Theology: A Muppet’s Journey

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What happens when George Lucas and the team behind Star Wars: The Clone Wars decide to answer deep questions left unanswered by the prequel era of Star Wars?  The galaxy’s “Foolish Muppet” embarks on his greatest, most personal, most theological, adventure yet. *WARNING* If you haven’t seen these episodes but plan to, stay as far from this as Tatooine is from the bright center of the universe. *WARNING*

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Abandoning Smartphone Apps for Bacon?!

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Might there ever come a day when wired humanity abandons it technological interconnectedness? Might there come a time when the emerging field of “personal meta-data” is considered passe?  It could come about because of one thing:  BACON!

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Clone Wars and Theology: Return to Mortis

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Is true peace possible when one strives for total control in a galaxy plagued by evil and shattered by war?  This is a question that the final episode of the Mortis Trilogy on Star Wars:  The Clone Wars attempts to grapple with.

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The Confused Waitress

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What happens when you confuse a waitress just by being yourself?  You’re reminded how broken the world is and that the brokenness has less to do with her thinking you’re on drugs.

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Clone Wars and Theology: Mortis Revisited

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Three Jedi arrive on a deserted island, only to discover they are not alone but in grave danger.  Welcome to the next installment of “Clone Wars and Theology”.    When we last left our heroes, Anakin had been confronted with his destiny by the father and chose to leave the Mortis realm with Asoka and Obi-Wan.  Unfortunately, not everyone agreed with that choice…

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Clone Wars and Theology: Mortis

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What happens when the mind behind Star Wars gets philosophical about the nature of the Force?  What happens when a someone who wrote for Lost writes a story that delves deeper into the nature of the Force than ever before?  Fans of that galaxy far far away get a story on Star Wars:  The Clone Wars called “Mortis”, one that involves much of its namesake and interesting theological paralells.

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