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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The film picks up where An Unexpected Journey left off, with our band of brothers continuing their journey towards the Lonely Mountain.

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Divergent

Divergent

While it asks many intriguing questions, it doesn’t fully commit to the answers, which is why we go back to The Hunger Games. It also doesn’t have any political or social menace.

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Noah

Noah

Noah, is an audacious and bold piece of filmmaking, and while uneven it is more ambitious than most films which draw on Biblical stories, which tend to play it safe…

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Adoration

It is refreshing, however, to see a film which is built around two central, complicated female characters…

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

If there’s one thing the Cap can do better than any other superhero, it’s represent the patriotic soul of America – he is the literal flag-waving patriot to end all patriots…

Opinion

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Addressing critical issues facing the Church

In Acts we read how the disciples shared their lives and their belongings – they had “all things in common” and “as many as owned lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of what was sold…and it was distributed to each as any had need”…

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Changing attitude to our property resources

It means that while we recognise the all-too-human need to hang on to what is ‘ours’ (even when it isn’t!), in the Kingdom of God our ethos is to put the needs of others first.

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An open letter to Scott Morrison MP

Dear Mr Morrison, I have read on several occasions that you identify William Wilberforce as one of your heroes.  Wilberforce is also one of my heroes.  Not least among the reasons for this, is his persistence in letter writing to government officials, to call for the humane treatment of people who were oppressed.  He wrote [...]