Music and Movies

Lecrae: rapper making an impact

Lecrae: rapper making an impact

  His new album hit no. 1 on the hip-hop/rap charts last month. Yet artist Lecrae Moore follows a different beat than much of the hip-hop world.   “Dear Hip-Hop,” he wrote on Instagram,  “this didn’t happen because of swag, drug references, or stripper anthems. #Godisgood.”   Lecrae’s music is about faith and some of […]

Bully

Bully

    This documentary addresses a huge issue in many young peoples’ lives. It is not a fun movie to watch, but it is worth seeing. The movie starts out showing the case of a young man who took his life because of bullying, and then follows several other young people who are suffering from […]

Author Nicholas Sparks Puts Faith Into Action

Author Nicholas Sparks Puts Faith Into Action

I’ve enjoyed practically all the movies that were based on novels by Nicholas Sparks, but I didn’t know until yesterday that he is Catholic and that his faith is very important to him. I guess that explains in part why he is so fascinated by human love. Love is what makes the world go round. […]

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

The movie version of the Hunger Games is about to hit the theaters. It will be a huge event. Let’s take a moment to look at this story and see if we can draw any lessons from it for our own lives.   Scary World   Katniss Everdeen lives in a very cruel world. She […]

Vampire Notes

Vampire Notes

The movie Breaking Dawn, Part I, is about to hit theaters. This and other media productions like The Gates, The Vampire Diaries, and True Blood, are just a few of the recent crop of vampire stories. But the fear that motivated the stories of those grave robbers stems from a long history of folklore reaching […]

Breaking Dawn

Breaking Dawn

  The movie version of the Twilight series is reaching its end. This month the second-to-last installment of the movie version was released to theaters. The movie shows the marriage of the heroine Bella, the human girl, to her great love, Edward Cullen, the vampire. Fiction, yeah, but interesting. The movie also shows the pregnancy […]