The Website Last Saturday I attended the launch of Fervr: a website to encourage young Christians to live Christ-centred lives, encourage non-Christians to think about the values of our society, a resource for Christian leaders who are teaching young people, and also a place to connect people with Christian groups in their area.
One of our friends had his 21st recently. Since he is an enormous movie buff it was a dress-up party: “retro TV/movie characters or actors”. I was so plagued by indecision that I almost didn’t want to go, and having left it until that day to finalise a costume, the options were not too grand. […]
Good Friday, 12noon, Channel 7 was a documentary by John Dickson, The Christ Files. It’s supposed to be a historical exploration of the facts behind the stories about Jesus. I didn’t get home in time to watch it so I searched for a review of it. I’d hoped to find something thought out, critical (positive […]
Dang. I’ve been on holidays for a couple of months so any exposure to the news that I got through other people has essentially gone. It was pure chance that I turned the TV on today and it was on the aerial channel rather than the DVD channel. I saw a tiny snippet of news […]
We saw Death Proof tonight. It was a choice between that and Death at a Funeral. Gee, did it feel like the wrong choice. Glenj summed it up nicely when he said “The best part of that movie was the Beowulf trailer at the start.” An IMDB reviewer was right on when they said, Tarantino […]
We saw The Kingdom last night. Having read the one sentence synopsis on IMDB it wasn’t what I was expecting. If I had seen the trailer or looked at the official website I might have been expecting something closer to what I saw. Even then, it was quite “sobering” (was the word my husband used) […]