CineMUSINGS Archive


Former Saviors Now Stumble

At first glance, you might think they’ve done a fine job… look at an illustration by John Buscema realized in the form of James Purefoy, or

Cinemagogue needs you

Where in the World is Cinemagogue going? “Remember; no matter where you go, there you are.” – Buckaroo Banzai, Across the 8th Dimension Life and circumstances

Film & Theology 104 | A Tale of Two Stories

Essentially, it all comes down to Superman and Citizen Kane: Are you tired of enjoying movies merely on a surface level? Maybe you should be! If

Spider-man’s Self-Awareness is AMAZING

“It’s said there are only 10 plots in all of fiction, but I believe there’s only one: ‘Who am I?'” This daring assertion crops up in

Film & Theology 103 | Engaging Narrative

From Joseph Campbell to John Stewart, Bertrand Russell to Pamela Anderson, we look deeper into the wellspring of narrative and why we enjoy the stories of

Redeeming Entertainment: Film & Theology 102

This is the 2nd in a series of WHY we do what we do here at Cinemagogue, examining stories and navigating narrative for the myths and
cinema reviews

FEAR from Alien to Prometheus

What do YOU fear? 33 years ago, ALIEN brought about an incredible combination of science fiction and horror that burned through multiple decks of our psyche

What will THE AVENGERS teach us?

There are so many places an Avengers movie could go, and so many "lessons" for

Movie Bites that are Hopefully Sound…

What are you looking forward to this year?

Personally, I see a particularly compelling slate of