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‘Castlevania’ and Religious Hypocrisy

This article was originally posted on A Clear Lens.

Based on the popular video game series, Castlevania is Netflix’s latest foray into the fantasy world with original content.  Far from a lighthearted fantasy show, however, Castlevania breaches many topics of religious and sociopolitical importance.  How does its approach compare with Christianity?

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MARVEL’S JESSICA JONES

Jessica Jones: Virtue Drowned Out by Sex

Jessica Jones isn’t much like any superhero you’ve ever met.  Sure, she’s a heavy drinker like Iron Man, and throws grown men as though they were plush dolls like the Hulk.  But the thing that really sets her apart is that she’s got to be the biggest jerk of a protagonist that I’ve ever seen on screen.

She’s also arguably the most selfless hero Marvel has ever put on screen.

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