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Apologetics

The Multiverse: An in-depth look into pop culture’s latest fixation

Friendly neighbourhood warning: Minor spoilers for Spider-Man: No Way Home ahead! Once upon a time, finding out that your favourite movie superheroes existed in the same “universe” was...

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Netflix’s Arcane: Lessons on wisdom, change and love

Warning: Spoilers ahead! “In the pursuit of great, we failed to do good.” League of Legends spin-off series Arcane has hit all the right notes with streaming audiences, setting the record as...

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The Wheel of Time: Is it worth your time?

It’s about time. Those were my first thoughts when I heard about the TV series production of The Wheel of Time (WoT). The high fantasy series by Robert Jordan is one of the bestselling fantasy...

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Choosing what we consume: A guide to watching, listening and reading well

Once upon a time, I lived in a world where most of the stuff I watched or listened to was curated for me. The only sermons I had access to were my pastor’s, most of my music was chosen for me by...

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Squid Game: How much are our lives worth?

* MASSIVE SPOILERS AHEAD. SIGN AWAY YOUR RIGHTS TO A SPOILER-FREE REVIEW FIRST * It’s hard not to watch Squid Game. The setting is immediately straightforward and compelling: a masked, mysterious...

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Dune (2021): Dreams, destiny and a darn good film

* SPOILERS AHEAD * I can’t think of a director more at the height of his powers right now than Dennis Villeneuve (make sure you pronounce his name correctly to make yourself look smarter in front...

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Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce): Is it possible to be in love with the same person forever?

WARNING: SPOILERS ABOUND! Following the scandalous tale of these (very flawed) characters, the series rides on the tailwinds of embattled marriage stories like The World of the Married and The...

Culture

#StayHome ideas to make the most of your screen time

It feels like déjà vu having to bid farewell to dining in and social gatherings again. Whether your summer plans got shipwrecked or you’ve just found a lot of time freed up from all those...

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Seobok: What is the meaning of life if we could live forever?

WARNING: SPOILERS ABOUND! “Death is the fundamental element holding life together.” Seobok, South Korea’s latest film offering starring Gong Yoo and Park Bo Gum, confronts the issue of...