An Irish Priest Writes about “The Force Awakens” and Skellig Michael

Says he: Since its in the zeitgeist it’s worth pointing out that for at least 400 years Skellig Michael was the site of a monastic community-from 8th to 12th century. Merchant ships from Byzantium traded fish for wine, presumably for the celebration of the Eucharist. The stone staircase built by the monks takes you from [Read More…]

Matt Damon has cost us $900 billion so far

Between Saving Private Ryan, training and losing Jason Bourne, and rescuing him from various universes and planets, Matt Damon has cost us a great deal of moolah. [Read more…]

More from Steve Greydanus…

…on Star Wars. [Read more…]

This speaks to me at a deep visceral level

The Star Trek community is going to split into two rival factions like Sunni and Shia, following the increasingly alien (get it?) visions of the Star Trek universe captained (get it?) by Roddenberry and Abrams. It’ll get out of control. It’ll get out of control and we’ll be lucky to live through it. My hope [Read More…]

Steven Greydanus Reviews “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

here. [Read more…]

William Doino on Mercy…

…in a world gone mad. In a related vein, he takes on the increasingly deranged Francis-haters. And he takes a look at the new film about Mother Teresa. Speaking of which, the Los Angeles Times, likes it. [Read more…]

“Connecting the Dots” is coming up at 5 PM Eastern

on Bread Box Media! Today, we will be chatting with Steven Greydanus, film critic for the National Catholic Register and Crux and author of the invaluable DecentFilms website. You can listen in on line here. Feel free to call in and join the conversation at 1-573-4BREAD4, or tweet us @breadboxmedia. And all the shows are [Read More…]

What if Werner Herzog directed “Ant Man”?

This killed me: [Read more…]

Dave Mahanes, Producer for DEIDOX Films writes…

I came across your blog/website and thought I would reach out to you. I just wanted to introduce you to some free videos that might be of interest to you and your community. Our vision is to engage the world with God’s story and we do this by producing and giving away stories of how [Read More…]

Analyzing the SPECTRE trailer

For the Bond Nerd in your life. [Read more…]