Tag Archive for: third space

The Day I Discovered my Inner Narcissist

That uncomfortable moment when you take a personality test and are served with words like “image-conscious, pretentious, dishonest and superficial.”

Animation Outstanding in Disney’s New ‘Pinocchio’ with Tom Hanks

Disney’s new ‘Pinocchoi’ goes to great lengths to to portray a magical night after the aged craftsman Gepetto (Tom Hanks) wishes upon a star.

Why We Love the Corn Kid So Much

Uncorrupted by the trials of life, yet to become cynical, this kid innocently expresses his love for something as simple as corn covered in butter.

Are You One of the Quiet Quitters?

Videos of workers explaining how the push to bring “your whole self to work” is a crock, are going viral. This cynical mood is called Quiet Quitting.

Sly Stone as the Ageing Hero in ‘Samaritan’ [Movie Review]

Sly Stallone’s ‘Samaritan’ delves into a dystopian world where people need a saviour to rescue them from their crime-riddled city streets.

‘The Bear’ One of the Best New Things On TV

What stands out the most in The Bear are its lead performances, and its portrayal of the family experience, writes screen critic Nick Long.

WFH? How to Make it Work (From Home)

Working from home isn’t all a bed of roses. A recent survey found the negatives included: exhaustion, blurred boundaries and weight gain.

A Familiar Story for the Eternal Problem of Suffering

Philosophers, scientists and theologians have all sought to understand the problem of evil. The Bible offers a narrative that makes sense of it.

How Do We Know We Are Human?

Are we merely “human” – just a species? Or are we more? Can we also be “dancer” – people who dance, imagine, create? Sam Chan ponders the famous song lyrics.

Minions: The Rise of Gru [Movie Review]

The back-story of Gru and his desire be a super-villain reflects the basic human need to be wanted and accepted by one’s peers, says Reel Dialogue.

Vinyl is Back – Just Like the Christian Faith

Vinyl has captured a new generation who want something that lasts longer than a week. It reveals a longing for something stable, older than ourselves.

‘Elvis’ is One of Luhrmann’s Best [Movie Review]

Put on your blue suede shoes and get out to see Lurhmann’s vision of the King, is the strong advice of film critic Russ Matthews.

Lightyear: Pixar’s Back With its Toy Story Spinoff [Movie Review]

The Toy Story franchise and Lightyear are built on the value of community: Buzz only survives through the support of his friends, writes Russ Matthews.

“Social Glyphosate”, aka Individualism, and How It’s Withering Our Society

Radical expressive individualism – deciding who we want to be outside of the confines of others – isn’t creating the flourishing they promise on the bottle.

The Power of the Word: How Language Transforms and Transcends

In Christianity, words hold profound importance. The world was spoken into being. Man’s first task was to name the animals. Adam and Eve were quickly named.

Jurassic World: Dominion [Movie Review]

The latest instalment in the Jurassic franchise seems to be a warning to mankind for the future of our planet, writes film critic Russ Matthews.

Bring Your Grief to Your Workday! (Actually Please Don’t)

Being able to share our struggles openly with workmates can build greater trust, greater work satisfaction, and greater wellbeing, writes Aaron Johnstone.

How Are You at Being Thankful?

Try thankfulness. It can make your life happier, says Robert Martin, writer and speaker from the God in 60 Seconds podcast.