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Children of Men: Alfonso Cuarón’s Christmas Story set in Apocalyptic Future, by Ashley Arielle

December 18, 2012

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While Alfonso Cuarón’s film adaptation of P.D. James’ novel strips most of the overtly Christian images from the story, there is no missing the fact that we are confronted the tale of a miraculously pregnant unwed mother and her reluctant protector set amidst the most horrific violence an empire can throw at them: in short, […]

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Henchmen, Villains & Uber Villains: What Video Games Teach Us about Drama, by Ashley Arielle

July 7, 2011

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The Art and Architecture of Hollywood, Villains and a Good Story Well-Told by Ashley Arielle from In Defense of Villainy Poor Mario, it’s a good thing he’s so super, because he has the worst luck. If it’s not his girl getting kidnapped, it’s his castle being overrun or his brother disappearing.  And as any child given any […]

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Why I am Giving Up Prayer for Lent, by Margaret Feinberg

February 23, 2015

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I’ve been thinking a lot about Lent this year and wondering how best to walk through the next seven weeks. I know people who are giving up Twitter, chocolate, and a long list of self-indulgent or addictive activities and foods. As I’ve reflected, I’ve decided to give up prayer for Lent.

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November 3, 2011

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Ashley Arielle studied screenwriting at a college you’ve never heard of, has attended several writing programs of equally vague importance and has blithely put aside any attempt at snobbery, fully embracing her love of the summer tent pole action flick. Her short “Foolproof“ won the Santa Barbara International Film Festival 10-10-10 Competition. She’s taught workshops on […]

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Two Handed Warriors at Eight Months

July 10, 2011

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Reflections on the Relaunch of Two Handed Warriors Dear Two Handed Warrior Community, When Sue and I first launched Two Handed Warriors eight months ago we never could have imagined how many people would connect with our theme. All we had was a deep conviction that an unnecessary dichotomy between faith and culture has plagues both […]

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Why the Academy Needs a Resurrection of the Soul, by Mark Edmundson

August 17, 2015

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Courage, contemplation, compassion: These are the great ideals of the ancient world. And though their lights are dimming, there is still time to revive them, to examine them, and, if one is so moved, to bring them into one’s own life.

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