How Long Should Movie Trailers Be?

Movie Trailers The length of movie trailers has been a hot topic for a while, with theater owners and studios both expressing displeasure at the bloated length of many trailers. A recent industry guideline, released by the National Association of Theater Owners (NATO), requests that films only show trailers no longer than two minutes. Although

Making a Way Out of No Way

Way Out of No Way “Making a Way Out of No Way” is the latest digital exhibition experience from the Searchable Museum. It explores themes related to religion, politics, activism, and the arts. It also examines the ways in which individuals have used the power of proverbs to advance their ideas. The film received significant

The Esoteric Teachings of Ancient Wisdom – Part One

The Ancient Wisdom Teachings, which have been around for several thousand years, are esoteric and mystical in nature, as they are not limited to the dogmas and doctrines created by religious theologians throughout history. Religions represent humanity’s search for God, while mysticism is the experience of a seeker of God. Religion is based on faith

James Bond Girls – What Defines a Bond Girl?

James Bond girls are envied by women and adored by men. Their sophisticated beauty, scantily clad bodies and uncanny intelligence have made them as iconic as the man who swept them away, James Bond. Across a spectrum of James Bond movies, we’ve seen good Bond girls, evil Bond vixens and sadistic henchmen, all of whom

the season of miracles

During the holiday season it seems that everyone takes a step back to reflect on the year that is drawing to a close. This year I will not only think about the sadness of the year, but also about the many blessings and miracles that surround me. Katie was diagnosed with malignant glioblastoma in January

Reggae Riddims – The foundation of reggae music

What is a reggae “riddim”? “Riddim” is the Jamaican Patois term for the instrumental “rhythm” track of a song, also known as the “groove” or “beat”. Jamaican folk songs and many other types of Caribbean music are based on riddims. The beats generally consist of a prominent bassline and a particular and unique drum pattern,

Marriage Advice for My Grandson Joel by Peter Davidson

A loving grandfather gives his grandson a peek down the rabbit hole of marriage. It started out as a sweet idea from Grandpa to write down some “words of wisdom” about marriage for his grandson. That list became a blog. Davidson’s flamboyant and conversational style quickly attracted a following. Fans everywhere urged Davidson to put

Five attributes of grace!

Grace is God’s love and gift to humanity. This is what allows us to stand before our creator without any feeling of condemnation. It is ability and empowerment that give us the power to live a higher life. It also activates in us what is needed to achieve extraordinary results. Grace is a way of

Avatar Theology

Much has been written about James Cameron’s new epic Avatar… about its stunning 3D visuals, huge budget, etc., but I haven’t seen much written about the theology or mythology behind it. There seems to be a subtle, perhaps even sophisticated, theology behind the story. I noticed a few things, and wanted to jot down a

Great Wall of China – The Chinese Dragon

When viewed from above, the Great Wall of China looks like a dragon zigzagging over the tops of the mountains. The Chinese call it “Wan Li Chang Cheng” which means “Wall of 10,000 Li”. (10,000 pounds = 5,000 km) In reality, the Great Wall is 7,200 km long. As for the height, it is 4.5