Remember This: A Movie Review of Casablanca

The old saying goes, “Can’t live with them, can’t live without them.” The same thing holds true for legends.

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THE PRINCESS BRIDE: A MODERN CLASSIC

Although the movie showed little success at its first publication (perhaps the title turned people away?), it became wildly popular in 1988 (when VHS and new-fangled “videos” were introduced) as the few who had first loved The Princess Bride showed it to their children… and then to their grandchildren.

Her Fantasy: A Review of the Movie “Austenland”

    What is it about men who wear breeches, billowy white shirts, velvet waistcoats, and top hats? Is it the knee-high boots that make the ensemble or the way they tip their hat as a woman passes by? For Regency era-loving Jane Hayes in the film Austenland, it’s simply because the men are living in the ideal yesteryear of Jane Austen’s world.

ADVENT

Joy is a flame Like a burst of wings and sweet voices, it proclaims Hosanna in a frosted soul, a frozen field Our feet fly over the ground to greet the King; we are poor in spirit, But a great light has kindled within our hearts.

ADVENT SACRIFICE

Is our heartache taken from us just because you sorrowed, too? Has our road a happy ending since you’re traveling it, too? Is our miserable surrender to the lines of finitude Less terrifying now since you capitulated, too?

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