Mike Radcliffe lives in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, where he's working on his Masters in Divinity. He blogs about movies at www.lightsinthedarkness.com, about other stuff at mikerad83.blogspot.com.
The easiest way for me to recommend Men in Black 3 (which opened yesterday) is to say that the queasy feeling I had in my stomach ten years ago while watching Men in Black 2 was completely absent. I laughed. I didn’t check my watch (phone). It kept me in my seat and amused for its running... July 26th, 2012 | Essays, Film | Read More
“My friends on the mainland think just because I live in Hawaii, I live in paradise, like a permanent vacation. We’re all just out here, sipping Mai Tais, shaking our hips, catching waves. Are they insane? Do they think we are immune to life? How can they possibly think our families are less screwed... July 10th, 2012 | Essays, Film | Read More
Recently I went to an event put on by an area church as part of their four (five?) part series on Faith and Reason. The presentation for the night was on the question of naturalism and morality: if we have a purely materialist worldview, what basis is left for morality as we know it? The speaker,... July 6th, 2012 | Essays, Featured | Read More
“And Yahweh was sorry that he had made humankind on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. So Yahweh said, ‘I will blot out from the earth the human beings I have created—people together with animals and creeping things and birds of the air, for I am sorry that I have made them.’” ~ Genesis... July 5th, 2012 | Essays, Film | Read More
In the late nineties, Warner Bros. began airing episodes of Batman and Superman cartoons together as part of a single show entitled The New Batman/Superman Adventures. I loved Batman, and had been reared on the gently gothic / art deco animated series which surfaced in the wake of the Tim Burton... June 28th, 2012 | Essays, Film | Read More