The Moviegoer: "Of Gods and Men" (Beauvois, 2011)

If there is one film that I would recommend this year leading up to Christmas, it’s unquestionably Of Gods and Men. Released earlier this year, Beauvois’ film is a revelation for both the believer and the unbeliever, and I am grateful to have not seen it until the week before Christmas. In the midst of the loud consumerism that often envelops and undercuts the Christological importance of what we celebrate on December 25th, Xavier Beauvois’ film is a quiet meditation on what it means to be a fait … [Read more...]