Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

Posted on June 11, 2020

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The WVM team takes a weird, mystical trip through time and space, through new dimensions and other strangeness. (Get it? Strangeness? We’re here all week. Be sure to tip your waitress.) The Marvel Universe takes a turn for the worldview worst in its latest outing, by going “Full Pagan” in Doctor Strange. Lots of people who go Full Pagan don’t come all the way back, y’know. I’m just sayin’.

Three Cautious Recommendations

Three Cautious Recommendations

Posted on June 11, 2020

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The WVM team discusses three bits of media you might be interested in (or, really want to stay away from.) Two documentaries: The Resurrection of Jake The Snake Roberts and Holy Hell (the story of a cult leader in the United States.) And one clean-comedy, family friendly podcast, which are often hard to find.

The Secret History of Romance

The Secret History of Romance

Posted on December 22, 2019

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We are all familiar with the concept of romantic, or courtly, love. But do we understand where the concept comes from and what it means? In today’s Monstrous Regiment, Suzannah Rowntree and Stephen C. Perks take us on a fascinating journey through history, eschatology, literature, and scripture, as they explore various views of courtly love and and the underlying ideas that have shaped our modern understanding of romance.

Marvel’s Daredevil

Marvel’s Daredevil

Posted on June 11, 2020

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Though we’ve been accused of stumbling around blindly, the secret truth is that the WVM team has a powerful worldview sonar that functions even better than physical eyesight. We explore issues of guilt, redemption, and vigilantism as we strive to make our city safe for media consumers.

Don Schanzenbach

Don Schanzenbach

Posted on June 10, 2020

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Bill visits with author Don Schawnzenbach about the what, why and how of writing of Christian books and also about the people who write them.

Agents Of The Silver Screen: Dunkirk

Agents Of The Silver Screen: Dunkirk

Posted on August 19, 2020

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Jeff Saint joins us! Three Little Picks Joey (Suicide Watch): Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Duvv (Netflix Gem): Win It All Luke (Gettin’ Philosophical): The Pilgrimage and Silence @ 35:35 Big Ticket: Dunkirk @ 61:51 Lists: 3 of the most versatile/multi-faceted actors/actresses

Comparing Chocolate Factories

Comparing Chocolate Factories

Posted on June 11, 2020

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The WVM team takes a weird, fantastical, somewhat dark tour through, not one but two (count ’em….TWO!) magical chocolate factories producing the famous Wonka brand, a generation apart from each other. Our question going in was, will the intervening forty years between the two movies produce an obvious worldview shift in the classic moral parable of Willie Wonka, little Charlie, and a mysterious, magical kingdom that finds ways to punish bratty children?