Katie Mlinek is a wonderful budding filmmaker

It’s amazing how things work out. So, some years ago I took a walk with my guys. In the course of it, my eldest son Luke was inspired to play a few tricks with his camera (he is a CGI animator by trade and plays with film and image for a living). Result: this bit [Read More…]

RIP Gene Wilder

In honor of the passing of a great comic genius: [Read more…]

On the Air Today with Steve Greydanus at 5 PM Eastern

talking about his take on Ben-Hur and Kubo and the Two Strings. Give us a call or text us at 1-573-4BREAD4 or tweet us @breadboxmedia. Here’s yesterday’s show: which concluded a little discussion I started last week: If you like the show, please consider becoming a Friend of the Show. If you want to contribute monthly, [Read More…]

Steven Greydanus writes on Hollywood’s Religion Problem

here and here and is his typically perceptive and thoughtful self. Check thou it out! [Read more…]

It’s the Feel Good Movie of the Summer!

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Terence Malick will be doing a film…

…about Bl. Franz Jägerstätter, who was executed as a conscientious objector by the Nazis and canonized by Pope Benedict XVI. I tingle with anticipation! [Read more…]

I think I’m gonna check out Ben-Hur when it hits the screen

Some people are purists and hate remakes, but though I think the original 1925 version was good, I’m open to seeing what a new director does with the story. [Read more…]

Why “Last Days in the Desert” is So Boring

The mark of heresy is that it posits an exciting new Jesus and invariably delivers a dull old idea that is less interesting than the old Jesus of orthodoxy.  Bp. Robert Barron gets that.  Orthodoxy is a vast network of ideas–each one of which has enough TNT to blow a civilization to pieces or power [Read More…]

Darth by Darthwest

Pure mashup awesomeness brought to you by video editing technology: Love the Bernard Herrmann score! [Read more…]

Vatican Unveils Plaque in Honor of Msgr. Hugh O’Flaherty

He was the Irish priest who saved 6500 lives, most of them Jewish, from the Nazis.  A clever man with a knack for cloak and dagger disguises, he earned the nickname “Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican”. His arch-enemy, Herbert Kappler, was a member of the SS and Chief of Police in Rome.  He tried and [Read More…]