Fr. Barron: “Exodus: Gods and Kings” Misunderstands Theological Poetry–and Misses the Point

Exodus Gods and Kings

I do movie reviews fairly frequently; but I haven't yet seen Ridley Scott's new film "Exodus: Gods and Kings."  I was pleased, then, to receive this excellent review by Father Robert Barron, and am sharing it here in its entirety.Ridley Scott and Missing the Point of the Book of Exodus By Very Rev. Robert Barron Ridley Scott’s new film “Exodus:  Gods and Kings” features Moses, the Pharaoh, hundreds of thousands of slaves making their way across the floor of the Red Sea, all ten plagues, the … [Read more...]

Coffee Table Book Tells the Story of Jesus’ Birth and Life in Beautiful Images

Mary of Nazareth - book cover

Have you seen "Mary of Nazareth", the latest feature film from Ignatius Press?Last week, Zenit carried my review of the film, which has just been released on DVD, and my interview with Alissa Jung, the German star who played the role of Mary, the Mother of God.  Now, though, I want to tell you about the book.Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures by Father Donald Calloway is based on the movie--but it includes much more.  It's a beautiful coffee table book, with its rich color … [Read more...]

‘Tis The Season! New Hallmark Movie Will Help Get You in the Mood

Signed Sealed Delivered for Christmas

Christmas is coming!  And I know that in the next few weeks, you and your family will gather around the TV to watch the Christmas classics:  It's a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, A Charlie Brown Christmas....films that ask deep questions and find joyful answers that reflect the miracle of ChristmasThis year there's a new comedic drama that will join that line-up of family-friendly Christmas specials.  On Sunday, November 23, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will introduce SIGNED, SEA … [Read more...]