DVD Review: Whiplash – A Conversation With My Father

Chris Linzey

My wife and I recently watched the award winning Whiplash.Whiplash It is a phenomenal movie and stirred something in me. I found at times that I was holding my breath and my heart was racing. I watched a few scenes over again and had the same effect. If you’re going to watch it, though, know that the language is raw and graphic – clearly a reason the movie is rated-R.

After making a comment about the movie on social media, my dad, Paul Linzey, mentioned that he and my mom had also recently watched it. Then I had a great idea: Why don’t I co-write a review with my dad, looking at some of the themes of the movie from a biblical perspective?

So today’s review is actually from an ongoing email conversation he and I have been having over the past couple days. I’ve enjoyed it immensely and…

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Will Insurgent diverge from the success of the first film?

It’s the last weekend of March Break, so theaters should be packed, likely with families catching up on last week’s big release. But there are a few new films looking to score as well. Will they? Here’s our predictions:

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The big new release is the second film in the Divergent series, Insurgent. The first film did strong business last year, bringing in $150 million in North America. Those aren’t The Hunger Games numbers, but it’s still enough to hope for a decent showing for Insurgent. Typically, you want to see your numbers go up with a second film, so that’s what Insurgent needs to do. However, I’m just not sure the hype is there. On that note, look for a first place showing with $54 million, the same amount Divergent debut with in 2014.

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THE BEST OF WALT DISNEY CARTOONS

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       Disney world has been creating quite alot of interesting cartoons, for viewers consumption.  Disney cartoons are quite very interesting and well animated, this has been proven by the numbers of viewers worldwide which are not only kids but adults as well. Personally, what interests me most in Disney cartoons is their ability to add humour to a very meaningful plot Below are some of the best cartoons screened by Disney and thier plots
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1.THE LION KING
A young lion prince is born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. Scar plots with the hyenas to kill King Mufasa and Prince Simba, thus making himself King.  The King is killed and Simba is led to believe  by Scar that it and so flees the kingdom in shame. After years of exile he is persuaded to return home to overthrow the usurper…

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