Child-Like Wonder at E.T.

By Paul Miller on June 11, 2014

Death, Childhood, and Reeses Pieces

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The Raiders of the Lost Ark Discover That “Our God is a Consuming Fire”

By Paul Miller on April 10, 2013

Review of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Directed by Steven Spielberg When I was growing up, I read a lot of The Hardy Boys and The Sugar Creek Gang series, adventure stories in which boys solve mysteries, chase bad guys,…

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Jurassic Park Is Back and Better Than Ever

By Alexis Neal on April 5, 2013

Review of Jurassic Park 3D, Directed by Steven Spielberg The year is 1993, and fictional bajillionaire (and genetic engineering tycoon) John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) has finally done the un-doable: he has brought the dinosaurs back to life. Using DNA recovered…

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By Paul Miller on November 15, 2012

A Review of Lincoln, Directed by Steven Spielberg By PAUL D. MILLER There is a scene near the end of Steven Spielberg’s luminescent new film Lincoln in which the President paces the White House alone waiting for news of the…

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Justice and Terror

By Paul Miller on September 11, 2012

Review of Munich, Directed by Steven Spielberg By PAUL D. MILLER Munich (2005) is a sad movie. Unlike Spielberg’s other dramas—Shindler’s List (1993), Amistad (1997), or Saving Private Ryan (1998)—Munich ends without hope, full of questions, under a heart of sorrow. It asks “How do…

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