Best Interpretation of ‘Silence’

Spoiler Warning: this is the best commentary I’ve heard on the movie.

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ is Quiet

Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ to Remain Quiet Until December

I believe it is going to be a great movie.

Paramount is currently set to unspool Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” for guilds and critics’ groups in December. It’s unusual for an Oscar player to be unveiled that late, as it risks missing the deadline for early looks from organizations like the National Board of Review, the New York and Los Angeles critics’ groups, and the Broadcast Film Critics Assn., whose nominations and superlatives often set the tone for the awards season. Thanksgiving week is usually when stragglers aim to screen in order to meet those groups’ deadlines. Continue reading

Silence

The American director announced on Monday during a social event in Tokyo the launch ofImage result for Silence his latest film entitled ‘Silence’.

Martin Scorsese’s most recent masterpiece is about the persecution of Christians in Japan during the seventeenth century – in extremis to compete at the 2017 Oscars, writes AFP. Continue reading

We are at War!

My how I relate the Christmas events to the truth of the Word.

Jesus promised war and the enemy helps Him deliver on that promise.

My wife and I are at the daughters on Christmas Eve. Two of the children are home from college and their friend is over.  The friend suggests going to a movie and mentions The Wolf of Wall Street.   I don’t know that she actually recommended it but merely brought it up. The two grands chimed in “Yes, that might be good, the trailer looked good.”

Thus began the next hour’s dialogue–that is a kind, low-key word for what happens next.

Our daughter looks up the pluggedin.com review  of The Wolf of Wall Street and that provoked the strong dialogue that took place. Continue reading