Watching GodThe Story of God: The Devil Inside
My favorite scene in “Evil,” the May 1 episode from National Geographic’s series The Story of God, involves a bunch of 6-year-olds. The kids are part of an experiment. They’re split into two groups and tasked with the same job: Each child will stand in an empty room and throw Velcro balls at a cloth...
ChrisicismsWrestling with ‘Silence’
Raised in a Christian community, I constantly heard stories of martyrdom. The Bible is replete with such tales, whether it’s the three men thrown into a fiery furnace or early apostles stoned for threatening the status quo. Youth leaders would solemnly tell of saints who were burned at the stake, singing songs of praise even as [Read More...]
Film ChatSony Animation reveals the cast for Nativity film The Star
Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) plays the Virgin Mary, Christopher Plummer (Herod Antipas in Jesus of Nazareth) plays Herod the Great, and more.
Pop TheologyShuffled Selections: January 8-14, 2017
Greetings everyone and welcome to the second installment of my weekly mini-review mixtape suggestion listicle. As this is just starting, I’ve decided to play with the format a bit and give each selection a category of sorts to help frame them. Let me know what you think. Enjoy! Psychedelic Politics Selection of the Week [Read More...]
1More Film Blog10 Movies about Sex that are Better Choices than 50 Shades of Grey
Ultimately indifference is a better critique of a movie than outrage. Sex is a legitimate subject for art, and there have been countless films that have explored human sexuality.... [Read More]
Doc HollywoodSilence: Scorsese's Spiritual Masterpiece - Doc Hollywood
Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street, Silence. One of these is not like the others. How could the same director who repeatedly reveled in... [Read More]
The RogueConfessions on Waffle Street: Interview with James Adams
From Wall Street to Waffle Street…a true story. Recently, I had the opportunity of working on the movie set of Waffle Street. The movie is based on the book by James Adams and... [Read More]
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