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    The Sanity of Sports Madness

    Sports. It’s a worldwide pastime. Every day, there is some kid in Kenya kicking a soccer ball and some boy in Belfast bouncing a basketball. Sport brings the world together…
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    The Rellies

    What is a Rellie? A Rellie is our special award for movies and categories that don’t quite fit into the Oscars. All categories and nominees are decided by Movies Section…
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    Tired Plots

    Napoleon Dynamite made me tired. I watched it with friends who found the energy (and apparently humor) to laugh at the right spots (I assume). I swallowed an entire bag…
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    Bending Light

    Struggling To Satisfy Will our culture ever get enough? Intent on nothing else but the next conquest, the next fix, the next, the next, the next; we forget to stop…
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    Dallas’ Latest Journal Entry

    Latest Journal Entry: January Still developing two projects at once, trying desperately to figure out which one I should concentrate on. My “plan B” project, the feature based on my…
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    Deep and/or Wide

    It was one of my favorite Sunday school songs growing up: “Deep and Wide.” The part where the words in question become nothing more than silent hand gestures was just…
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    Finding God on Brokeback Mountain

    Editor’s Note: The inclusion of this article on RELEVANTmagazine.com bespeaks not an endorsement of Brokeback Mountain, but rather a desire to fulfill the “Progressive Culture” section’s mission to encourage productive…
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    Dallas Jenkins Journal Update

    Dallas’ Latest Journal Entry An update from Dallas Jenkins on his current movie project … January Still developing two projects at once, trying desperately to figure out which one I…
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    In Defense of Harry Potter

    In a matter of days, parents everywhere will be forced to respond to a universal inquiry: “Mommy, Daddy, can I go see Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?” This…
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    Keeping an Ear to the Ceiling

    I’m an ordained Protestant minister and, for 11 years, I served full-time in the pastorate. Along the way, I encountered many strange and wonderful things—things that no amount of training…
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    Lost in the Past

    Having lived in a cave all last year, I was unaware of the television sensation sweeping the nation … Lost. After months of my wife and best friend telling me…
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    A Thin Coat of Paint

    Amy Grant is back and nicer than ever. This fall she’ll be hosting NBC’s Three Wishes (premiering Sept. 23), a television show made possible by the success of another: Extreme…
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    Reviews vs. Reactions

    Here’s the crux of this week’s editorial: reviews vs. reactions. When Movies had to share the collective Progressive Culture spotlight, we were only free to publish one article per movie.…
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