Noah: A Theological Reflection

by Steven Greydanus, one of the most honest and thoughtful critics writing today. I’m going to go see the film.  Why?  Because of Steve’s thoughtful work covering it. [Read more...]

Steve Greydanus interviews Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel

The writer/director and co-writer of Noah. [Read more...]

Frankenstein, Missouri

“It exists”. From the people who may one day bring you Manalive, there now (may be) coming a quirky horror/comedy called Frankenstein, Missouri. Here’s their website. see if you want to help the dream become a reality. [Read more...]

A Worthy Cause for Lenten Almsgiving

A reader writes: Right now I am trying to help our parish raise the funds needed for a project we are attempting to finish. We have 12 men going on the Way of St. James pilgrimage this summer and our pastor, Fr. Sergio, is working with Grass Roots Films to try to film a feature [Read More...]

I am happy to see I was dead wrong

According to Steve Greydanus, it looks like Noah rocks! Between that and the release of a new Muppet movie, I will be in filmgoing clover this month. [Read more...]

District 9 and the Inescapability of the Gospel

Here’s a fun discussion of District 9 by Fr. Robert Barron from a few years ago: I’m perpetually reminded of what Jeffrey Overstreet calls “The Inescapability of the Gospel“. [Read more...]

Left Behind: Now with 100% More Nicholas Cage!

I cannot wait for this.  Meanwhile, I must content myself with one of the funniest reviews ever written: Rod Dreher’s take on the original Left Behind movie called “Do Fake Boobs Go to Heaven?” Steven Greydanus, Grand Panjandrum of Catholic Film Criticism and Collector of Awesome Shea Honorifics, has a crushing burden of expectation on [Read More...]

Goodbye, Harold Ramis

A gifted comic genius and a sweet spirit.  If he’d made nothing other than Groundhog Day, dayenu. [Read more...]

Happy News!

Forbidden Planet, the greatest of all the Golden Age Science Fiction movies, is now available as a streaming freebie on Amazon Prime! One of those movies I will always drop everything and watch, just for sheer delight at neato, gee whiz, boyhood wonder.  It’s got everything: robots, monsters, virile spacemen, a hubba hubba babe heroine, [Read More...]

If you are Interested in the new film Son of God

….you’ve come to the right place: Reader Matthew Haas writes: My name is Matthew and I’m helping to promote the movie Son of God, a film about Jesus’ life, that opens in theaters February 28. We’ve received great reviews from Cardinal Wuerl and Archbishop Gomez, just to name a few. You can read the Catholic [Read More...]