Fr. Robert Barron on World War Z

…and the inescapability of the gospel. For more on this bedrock fact of storytelling, go here. [Read more...]

Barbara Nicolosi Harrington Wants Good Christian Storytellers

She writes: What is needed is a serious academy-based training program in Christendom which will become the global center of discussion and learning about dramatic story telling. Basing ourselves on the successful artist guilds which eventually produced the Renaissance, Christians today need to strategically and intelligently aid playwrights and screen storytellers in finding their power [Read More...]

Steve Greydanus Reviews “The Lone Ranger”

Four words: Thanks for the warning. Steve is troubled by something that increasingly worries me: the growing hatred our manufacturers of culture have for heroes. [Read more...]

Seven Short Genre Films by Three of the Brohirrim

These cracked me up. [Read more...]

Aww yeah! The trailer for the next Hobbit film is out!

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So. This Exists.

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May I Just Take This Moment to Say…

Jackie Chan is one of the greatest geniuses since Chaplin or Keaton. [Read more...]

Go Steve Greydanus!

May 24: The REEL FAITH Movie Review Show Returns It’s the New Season of Action-Packed Movie Reviews Through a Catholic Lens BROOKLYN, NY – Do Hollywood and independent filmmakers know that Catholics are the largest sector of their U.S. marketplace? Nearly 78 million Americans are Catholic, 25% of the U.S. population, and the Roman Catholic [Read More...]

I think Rainn Wilson…

…should play this guy in the film of his life story. Till that film is made, Napoleon Dynamite remains the snow-capped summit of Mormon cinema. Speaking of which, the Rainn (a Seattle native from within walking distance of my house, I am proud to note) could really use a sidekick, and I know just the [Read More...]

Greydanus on Ebert

Steve puts up a fine little piece on Roger Ebert’s curious Catholic sensibilities and complex relationship to the Faith. I had been going to write something, but I think I’ll let Steve do the heavy lifting. I couldn’t help but like the guy and I hope that his “lock, stock, and barrel” Catholicism (curiously hampered [Read More...]