Daily Archives: 05/01/2011

Genesis 22

Probably one of the most intense stories I can think of. I would not want to be in Abraham’s position, deciding whether to obey God or let my son live. I think I’d flake out on that one. Sorry God! :/

Abraham’s trust in God must have been huge. It’s one thing to say that we know God knows what He’s doing, but another thing to act on that knowledge in such an incredible situation! Continue reading

The Tourist

I enjoyed The Tourist! It had a familiar cast, including Paul Bettany and Rufus Sewell (both of A Knight’s Tale), as well as the obvious Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie, who were the main reasons I wanted to see the movie. Timothy Dalton will be another familiar face, for those of you who have seen Hot Fuzz.

All in all, the acting was superb. Angelina Jolie did a very good, albeit not entirely realistic English accent (especially given that she’s supposedly from the London Metropolitan Police Force, an city not know for having well-spoken residents, bar its aristocracy) and though her character was hard to get into, it was deliberately aloof. Johnny Depp was fantastic as always. Continue reading