Themes: Pain and Pleasure

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe appeared to have it all. However, all the worldly trappings did not provide her with genuine, lasting happiness.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker were prominent evangelists in the 1970's and 1980's. The public downfall of their ministry illustrates…
The Devil's Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

The lures of the world glimmer and tempt toward a better life of more status, more money, more power, more…
Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

Anything perceived as happening in the world need not be judged.
Star Trek Deep Space Nine Emisario - Spanish

Star Trek Deep Space Nine Emisario - Spanish

El comandante Sisko, el personaje principal de este episodio maestro de la serie Star Trek, siente un fuerte disgusto en…
Ice Castles

Ice Castles

This is a classic tale of the seeming fall from grace. As the film opens we see Lexi happily figure…
Star Trek Deep Space Nine Emissary

Star Trek Deep Space Nine Emissary

Grievances go beyond the person, beyond the specific personal memory. We have a memory problem.
Gamer

Gamer

The game of the ego is to make us think we need something from the outside to fulfill us.
Don Jon

Don Jon

Addiction seems to bring temporary pleasure, but as it is a denial of Self, it is also a cover over…
Thanks for Sharing

Thanks for Sharing

Getting in touch with one’s “higher power” is the answer.
Breaking Up

Breaking Up

This movie is a composite that exposes the futility of attempting “relationship” without divine purpose. Relationships without a divine aim…
Click

Click

A man is given a universal remote control that can speed up or eliminate undesirable life situations. He attempts to…
Eating

Eating

This is a stream-of-consciousness movie in which a group of women spanning the ages of early twenties to sixties attend…
The Gospel

The Gospel

This movie, filled with music and passion, is a modern-day rendition of the story of the prodigal son.
The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl

Ambition leads to folly and pain. At any moment we can make the decision to rest from worldly goals and…

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