Posts tagged "jj helland"

We’re All Doomed

Taking stock of the secular apocalyptic mindset. By J.J. Helland   As I was watching the recent made-for-TV-movie, Category 7: The End of The World, a film about a devastating storm that threatens to destroy the planet, I thought of Pat Robertson. Robertson recently caused a stir after publicly musing that natural disasters like hurricane...

Bloody Redemption

05 October 2005 By J.J. Helland Reviewers of David Cronenberg’s new film, A History of Violence have made much of the movie’s bloodshed as an adroit social commentary on America’s complicated obsession with violence and its linkage to sexual energy. But they’ve overlooked the thorny spiritual quest of the film’s protagonists. David Edelstein of Slate swooned over the film’s...