All posts by Darrel Manson

Darrel is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) living in southern California

Orson Welles in Carol Reed’s THE THIRD MAN (1949). Courtesy: Rialto Pictures / Studiocanal

The Third Man Film Review

Jun 26, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

“You know what the fellow said: In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed—and they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da

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The Tribe Film Review

Jun 26, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

Sergei is the new kid in school in the film The Tribe. He finds his place when he is jumped into the gang that runs

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Inside Out Film Review

Jun 19, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

“When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned as a child.” (1 Corinthians 13:11a) What goes

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Chagall-Malevich film review

Jun 19, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

“New art is a conversation between man and God.” Chagall-Malevich is mixture of love story, art history, Russian history, and surprisingly (or maybe not) a

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Review of Testament of Youth Film

Jun 07, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

“How many generations get the chance for something like this?” A hundred years after the fact, it is hard for us to really appreciate just

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Review of Homeless – Shown at the Dan...

Jun 03, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

We see homeless people often. We may never look at them. We are not sure we want to acknowledge them—even less know them. Homeless tries

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Review of The Aftermath Film

May 31, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

Watching The Aftermath is sort of like turning over a rock to see what lives there. It is the kind of gritty, Noir-ish film that

In Stereo

May 31, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

The synopsis of In Stereo refers to the film as an “un-romantic comedy”. Like a romcom, this film is about how people find each other