Wade Bearden

Wade Bearden

Staff writer for Christ and Pop Culture.
Can't grow a beard.

Favorite films

  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The Tree of Life
  • Stop Making Sense

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  • Don't Look Up

    ★½

  • The Princess and the Frog

  • Eternals

    ★★½

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The final image of The Hateful Eight mocks a common shot often seen in American military movies. The camera sits behind a flagpole; at eye-level with its subjects. As the patriots look lovingly at their colors (often saluting), the camera drifts up the beam until the shot is completely engulfed by the stars and stripes.

    The Hateful Eight replicates this, only, instead of a flag, it's a dead body. As the body hangs, the onlookers read a fake letter from…

  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★½

    Our second child was born this week, and we wanted to relive the experience.