Good Kids

To the person unlucky enough to read my post this week, welcome. In the last post, we checked out Leo DiCaprio in Blood Diamond, a movie draped in social-justice and class struggle overtones. This week, we’re really switching gears. Since we’re about two months away from our first college summer, I’m going to look at one… Read more Good Kids

Is There Blood on Your Hands?

Last week, we talked about Martin Scorsese’s recent film Silence. Matching the intensity of last week will be Edward Zwick’s Blood Diamond. Released in 2006, this film looks at Sierra Leone’s civil war and its ties to the diamond market run through wealthy European buyers. Depicting various divisions like class, race, and age, this movie… Read more Is There Blood on Your Hands?

Silence in Faith

This week, we’re taking the Passion Train (choo choo) down a more serious set of tracks. If you know anything about movies, you know that Martin Scorsese is basically regarded as immortal in the film community. Therefore, his self-proclaimed masterpiece must be equivalent to a cinematic Gospel. Scorsese’s masterpiece Silence is perhaps one of the… Read more Silence in Faith