I stunt-doubled in it (for Vin Diesel, of course), but that’s not the reason why I’m writing this post.
The movie was superb. Beyond great acting, great action, and great cinematography (the scenery was stunning), the film depicts two kinds of kingdoms . . . or churches.
One is the kingdom (or church) ruled by “precision” . . . where people are treated as cogs in the system.
If they make a mistake, they are disposed of.
The other is the kingdom — or church — ruled by family and the undying loyalty that goes with it. As well as sacrifice for the higher purpose.
Watch the movie with this lens and it will speak powerfully.[Continue Reading...]