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Addie recently graduated from the University of Georgia ('11), B.A. International Affairs. She has since relocated to Charlottesville, Virginia where she is presently serving as a Fellow at Christ Episcopal Church.

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    A Harry Potter Heresy? In Defense of Draco

    Who would think of naming someone other than the belovedly scar-ridden H.P. the hero of J.K. Rowling’s famous tales of witchcraft and wizardry? This is precisely the claim coming from the mouth of Jason Isaacs, who plays Lucius Malfoy, father of privileged bad boy and Slytherin typecast, Draco, in the film adaptation of Harry Potter. […]

    Mockingbird at the Movies: The Holy Foolishness of Our Idiot Brother

    Who can deny Paul Rudd? Even The A/V Club’s unfavorable take on the new film Our Idiot Brother, recently out on DVD, is less a knock on the film itself as it is a disappointment that no one really could keep up with Rudd and his charisma: “Rudd ably carries the film while retaining a […]

    Looking Tobey Maguire Dead in the Eye: Heroes and Villains and Brothers

    The latest installment of our “Mockingbird at the Movies” column comes to us from Addie Jenkins: “Grace knows I would do anything to get back to her.” These are the first words spoken by Captain Sam Cahill, played by Tobey Maguire in the 2009 wartime psychological drama, Brothers. Though referring to his wife, the line […]