Tag Archives: Roger Ebert

Spielberg Marathon: Schindler’s List

“Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don’t.” “It’s Hebrew, it’s from the Talmud. It says, ‘Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire.’” “The list is an absolute good.  The list is life.” _________________________________________________ “Schindler’s … Continue reading

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Coen Marathon: Fargo

“I’m not sure I agree with you a hundred percent on your police work, there, Lou.” “Blood has been shed, Jerry” During Christmas break in the year 1996, by my guess anyway, my friend Jake Wilkinson and I went to our local … Continue reading

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Nature and Grace in “The Tree of Life”

“The nuns taught us there were two ways through life – the way of nature and the way of grace. You have to choose which one you’ll follow.   Grace doesn’t try to please itself. Accepts being slighted, forgotten, disliked. Accepts … Continue reading

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“To the Wonder”: A Review

After viewing “To The Wonder”, the latest spiritual odyssey by director Terrence Malick, I experienced puzzlement more than wonder.  The film contains the usual pristine visuals and the themes of being awestruck by life and the world.  To announce that … Continue reading

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