The 1930s continued onward, with each film bringing more nuanced characters and plot-lines into the mix and, with them, some of the most striking performances on film.
There is one decade where I could not possibly narrow down my selected films to five. The 1930s were the heyday of the horror film and, for this reason, it alone earns two posts.
There is an undercurrent of melancholy to this change of seasons, a reminder that, even in its beauty, this world is broken, and death and all sorts of sadness occur. Perhaps this is why it is fitting that Halloween falls in such a season.
It seems fitting on the same day that Sojourn Music releases it’s latest album, a Christmas project called A Child is Born, that Peter Leithart shares this word from the late Pope John Paul II…
Even though the paint is peeling and lacks it’s old leaden luster… one cannot help but feel like one is in the presence of something transcending our current world. And this was fully intentional.
(A guest post by Bryan Lilly) The idea of art is found all throughout the creation narratives of Genesis. Creation is, of course, more than art, but it is certainly … Continue reading Art in Creation: God as Sculptor