Rebecca Cusey is a movie critic based in Washington DC. She also writes about TV, pop culture, faith, and the craziness of family. USA Today, The Washington Post, World Magazine, The Daily Caller, National Review Online, The Huffington Post, and other outstanding outlets have been kind enough to publish her work. Sometimes she also shows up on radio and television.
Cusey is a member of the Washington Area Film Critics Society and a voting Tomatomer Critic on Rotten Tomatoes. She looks for the transcendent in film, but will settle for a good laugh. She lives with her three handsome children and adorable husband. Follow her on Twitter @Rebecca_Cusey.
In all this dream-chasing, where is love? And what if instead of a blissful career your dream becomes—inexorably, inescapably—a person? That’s what ‘La La Land’ asks.
If my fellow Christians can face the sword of ISIS, surely I can face a Donald Trump presidency.
Putting relationships over winning arguments may feel weak, but it is really valuing the humanity in the other person.
Donald Trump’s most theological statement to date has been hiding in plain sight all along.
The day you say ‘I do’ is about so much more than you, your anxiety, and your ability to flawlessly recreate your Pinterest board. Don’t miss the beauty inherent in the day itself.
Lo, it came to pass that many churches are ‘Pokémon Go’ gyms, yea a great many churches are gyms. And smart churches never let a seeker go to waste.
The world of ideas is not always safe. It cannot be effectively curated. Instead, it must be wrestled with. Kids are capable of this wrestling.
We elect men not on the state of their souls before God, but on the character we can see and the policies they embrace.
The police are not the problem with black neighborhoods. We all are.
Donald Trump as Adolph Hitler gives the orange-faced menace too much credit.
Donald Trump thinks religion is about temporal power. Apparently, leading evangelicals agree with him.
When I heard about the online personal shopping service Stitch Fix, I thought I’d give it a whirl.
The thing that sets ‘The Nice Guys’ apart is the magic that happens between Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, and Angourie Rice.
‘Last Days in the Desert’ is not perfect, but it’s beautiful.
Without a false note in its two-and-a-half-hour run, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ may be the best Avengers movie yet.
‘Hamilton’ has been nominated for 16 Tony awards, not least because it gives full-throated cheers for America and freedom that all Americans can join in.
‘Batman v Superman’ tries to do too many things. You can enjoy it if you don’t expect much.
This year’s Oscars-nominated films are so artsy that pretty much nobody has seen them. It’s okay. We have this cheat sheet all ready for you.
We have forgotten the miracle of a place where your background pales in comparison to your drive to grab opportunity. The hit musical ‘Hamilton’ reminds us.
Deadpool knows he is in a movie and has pointed opinions on Marvel and modern life.
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