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Sheepdog or sheep?

Every war movie is in essence a pro-war movie, even when it tries to be against war.

Epic march

Seven of this year's eight best picture nominees are stories of lone, white heroes—stories that seem out of touch with the times. The exception is Selma.

Sympathy for Pharaoh

Exodus: Gods and Kings has more in common with the 2004 sword-and-sandal disaster Alexander than with the other biblical epics of 2014.

Leaving guyland

Pop culture often reduces men to testosterone, with little room to acknowledge themselves as God’s image bearers. But there are glimmers of hope.