Todd and Ken are back for the last podcast of the year, and they are looking at John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary. The film was recently honored by the 2014 Arts & Faith Ecumenical Jury as one of the ten best of the year, so why are the hosts a bit cooler towards it?
The discussion examines issues such as corporate guilt and why no human character can ultimately be a satisfying “Christ” figure. Is the film an allegory? If so, of what? And does the film change its mind about whether or not Father James is an innocent victim?
Download on Itunes or click below the break to play directly in your browser. (You may right click on this link to open the podcast in a separate window if ads are interfering with sound.)The Thin Place #51: Calvary–Good or Great?
Read Ken’s review at Christianity Today.
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