Andrew’s Top 10 Movie Countdown: 10

Sarabeth and I often FaceTime (like Skype) with her sister and brother-in-law who have been missionaries across seas for the last couple of years. We all tease each other for certain things, and the thing I get teased for the most is how I happen to have a list of “favorites” for everything. Not onlyContinue reading “Andrew’s Top 10 Movie Countdown: 10”

What I Learned From Michael Scott

On March 25, 2005, Jerry Seinfeld, Tim Allen, and the cast of Friends stepped out of sight of adoring fans to make room for the newest addition of what would become a multi-Emmy-winning sitcom, unlike any the United States had ever seen before. And it would continue for nine years, taking its final bow on May 15,Continue reading “What I Learned From Michael Scott”

Life of Pi: To Read or to Watch … That’s the Question, Isn’t it?

Sarabeth and I sat down to watch Life of Pi less than an hour after I finished reading the book. Having read the book of course, I was extremely excited for the movie – and curious as to how it had maintained just a PG rating. I know some of my readers have yet to see theContinue reading “Life of Pi: To Read or to Watch … That’s the Question, Isn’t it?”

My Review of Lincoln

Think about it. There’s probably not a person over sixteen alive today living in America that hasn’t seen a Steven Spielberg movie. Unless they’re Amish. Or blind. Still. I always say, “We can all use a little more Spielberg in our lives.” Alright, alright, so he messed up with the snore-fest War Horse (I still don’t knowContinue reading “My Review of Lincoln”

Our Full Potential

Sarabeth and I watched Adam Sandler’s Mr. Deeds last night. I (reluctantly) admit it’s one of the funnier movies in our small comedy collection. Watching it, I kept thinking, What happened, Adam? As goofy as his movies are, we actually enjoy a small handful of his older ones. Several years ago, he took a detour from his usualContinue reading “Our Full Potential”

The Loss of Innocence

A few weeks back, Sarabeth and I attended our first Andrew Peterson concert – one of the better concerts I’d ever attended. During it, he told the story of his son whom he found crying in his bed. When asked what was the matter, his son responded by holding out a book toward his father.Continue reading “The Loss of Innocence”

Of Zoos and Books About Zoos

Sarabeth and I just read We Bought a Zoo together, after being intrigued by the movie. Written by Benjamin Mee, it wasn’t at all like the movie. The movie was more personable, funny, touching, and… interesting. We felt that oftentimes in Mee’s autobiography, he was more suited to write articles on the subject of zoology and evolutionaryContinue reading “Of Zoos and Books About Zoos”