Tag Archives: Roger Ebert

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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