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“May the Force Be With You: A Review of Star Wars,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, April 3, 2013.

“Spawn of the Dark Father: ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ as Greek Tragedy,” Christ and Pop Culture, October 15, 2015.

“Redemption of the Jedi: A Look Back at Return of the Jedi,” Christ and Pop Culture, January 26, 2018.

“Gray Jedi and the Loss of Faith in Star Wars,” Christ and Pop Culture, June 2, 2017.

“Tradition, Myth, and Failure in the Last Jedi,” Medium.com, December 28, 2017.

“Searching for Mythological Closure in Rise of Skywalker,” ArcDigital, December 19, 2019.

AFI Top 100 Classics

The Godfather’s Justice,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, May 28, 2014.

“No Savior for the Raging Bull,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, May 19, 2014.

“Child-Like Wonder at E.T.,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, June 11, 2014.

City Lights: Seeing Past the Surface,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, December 23, 2013.

“Christ on Kane: On the Meaning of Rosebud,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, June 28, 2013.

The General: A Train Full of Laughs,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, May 1, 2013.

“That’ll Be the Day: A Review of The Searchers,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, October 5, 2012.

“A Vertiginous Horror: A Review of Vertigo,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, May 21, 2014.

Double Indemnity: Bleak Justice in Classic Noir,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, May 20, 2013.

Ben-Hur Discovers the Epic Epicness of Grace,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, June 4, 2014.

The Raiders of the Lost Ark Discover that Our God is a Consuming Fire,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, April 10, 2013.

The African Queen’s Happy Ending,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, April 1, 2013.

“Mad as Hell: A Review of Network,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, November 20, 2012.

Blade Runner’s Vision of Hell,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, June 9, 2014.

Lord of the Rings: A Timeless Trilogy,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, December 13, 2012.

Classics

The Lion King: Disney’s Almost Christian Tale,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, December 18, 2013.

“Touch of Depravity: A Review of Touch of Evil,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, December 16, 2013.

Mary Poppins and Saving Mr. Banks: On Loving Imperfect Fathers,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, December 13, 2013.

“Tyranny and Ranching on the Red River,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, November 18, 2013.

“As You Wish: The Inconceivable Love of the Princess Bride,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, September 11, 2013.

“To See or Not to See: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, September 9, 2013.

Bambi: The Deer King,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, August 30, 2013.

“When Mocking Jews Was Cool: A Review of A Gentlemen’s Affair,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, July 17, 2013.

WALL-E: Pixar’s Sanctimonious Jerk,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, June 19, 2013.

Beauty and the Beast: Hymn to the Cult of Love,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, June 10, 2013.

“On the Virtues of Bloodthirsty Soviet Propaganda: A Review of Battleship Potemkin,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, June 5, 2013.

My Neighbor Totoro,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, May 8, 2013.

“When the Legend Becomes Fact…: A Review of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, October 18, 2012.

“The Slavery of Spite: A Review of Rebecca,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, October 11, 2012.

“Tokyo Loneliness: A Review of a Tokyo Story,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, September 17, 2012.

War

“Justice at Zero Dark Thirty,” Books and Culture, January 9, 2013.

“Spare Me Your Dunkirk Envy,” The Federalist, August 8, 2017.

Lone Survivor: The Good War,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, January 10, 2014.

Catching Fire, or, Why We Fight,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, November 22, 2013.

“A Warrior Fights to Come Home,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, September 15, 2013.

Lincoln,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, November 12, 2012.

“Justice and Terror: A Review of Munich,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, September 11, 2012

Other

“Liam Neeson Punches Death: A Review of The Grey,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, February 10, 2014.

Gravity Soars,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, February 3, 2014.

Llewyn Davis is Empty and Pointless,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, December 20, 2013.

Doctor Who: My Best Friend is a Pagan God,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, November 22, 2013.

Captain Phillips: Piracy, Courage, and Studies in Leadership,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, October 11, 2013.

Into the Wild: Losing Yourself in the Great Outdoors,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, July 10, 2013

Gatsby: Tragic Hero of Hope,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, May 10, 2013.

“The Music of the Last of the Mohicans,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, March 19, 2013.

“Robin Williams, Biblical Counselor: A Review of Good Will Hunting,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, March 4, 2013.

Argo: A Hollywood Feel-Good Fantasy,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, February 24, 2013.

“Why I Hate Christmas: A Review of Polar Express,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, December 24, 2012.

Dark Knight Rex,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, July 27, 2012.

“The Gospel According to Nemo,” Schaeffer’s Ghost, July 20, 2012.

“Rediscovering Tragic Film: On Christopher Nolan,” The City, Spring 2011.

Rocky Balboa’s Honor,” Utraque Unum, Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall 2007.

“Starving: A Review of the Hunger Games,” Books and Culture, May 4, 2012.