So I gather there was a little mixup at the Oscars

It’s been years since I’ve watched them so I missed the kerfuffle, but congrats to whoever it was that actually won. [Read more…]

Yesterday, Rod Bennett and I had a jolly time…

…talking about the history of science fiction in the cinema, with a special focus on the greatest science fiction film of the 1950s, Forbidden Planet: [Read more…]

Deacon Steven Greydanus has the 2016 Year End Best Of List

…over at Decent Films! [Read more…]

On the air with Deacon Steven Greydanus at 5 PM Eastern

…on Connecting the Dots.  Today we will be talking about the latest movie news. Give us a call or text us at 1-573-4BREAD4 or text us @breadboxmedia. [Read more…]

The typically perceptive Marc Barnes…

…on the re-mystification and reverencing of the Force in Rogue One. We do not hear the iconic line, “Use the force,” in Rogue One. We hear a reverent one: “Trust the force.” The difference between use and trust sums up the difference between magic and religion. It is also worth noting that the attempt to [Read More…]

Today we’re watching a heartwarming family holiday classic!

Henry Potter and the Building and Loan, in which a young banker with a lightning-shaped scar learns he has the magical power to crush the evil George Bailey (aka “Lord Voldemortgage”) and turn Bedford Falls from a socialist welfare haven for a lazy, discontented rabble into a Libertarian paradise for a thrifty working class. [Read more…]

Yesterday, Deacon Steven Greydanus and I…

gabbed about “Silence” and “Passengers”: [Read more…]

Because No Christmas is Complete Without It

…and because I have a deep streak of sadistic cruelty, I give you, ladies and gentlemen, the Star Wars Holiday Special as a reminder that franchise is not all Rogue One beer and skittles: [Read more…]

Bishop Robert Barron on “Arrival”…

…and the unique manner of God’s speech. A typically perceptive reading of one of the greatest science fiction films ever made. [Read more…]

Deacon Steven Greydanus wants to talk…

about cartoon parents. We’ll talk more about this on Connecting the Dots today at 5 PM Eastern. [Read more…]