February 2, 2021

Poitier plays a rebellious high-school student in a film that may be dated, musically, but feels as relevant as ever, politically. Read more

February 1, 2021

Sidney Poitier’s movie career got off to a strong start with an Oscar-nominated film about a black doctor and his patient’s racist brother. Read more

January 23, 2021

The film stars Jamaica-born, France-based choreographer Elsa Wolliaston. Read more

January 19, 2021

James and John get a little bossy, while Jesus teaches some Samaritans, in four new clips from Season 2, which is currently aiming for a pre-Easter release. Read more

January 16, 2021

As per my 2020 Journal, videos and DVDs are in italics. Films I saw for the first time have an asterisk (*) next to them. Not counting extras and promo items. Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec Jan 1 — Waco [2018; episodes 5-6] * Jan 1 — Cobra Kai [season 3, episodes 1-2] * Jan 1 — Yes Minister [season 2, episodes… Read more

December 12, 2020

How the life-of-Jesus series harmonizes, humanizes, and modernizes the gospels. Read more

November 20, 2020

The new title alludes to Ecclesiastes and, possibly, John’s gospel. Read more

November 8, 2020

The first part of season two, which is currently being filmed in Utah, is aiming for an Easter 2021 release. Read more

November 8, 2020

The Brazilian film is, believe it or not, partly an homage to Some Like It Hot. Read more

October 9, 2020

The film compares the Jesus movement to the struggle for migrant workers’ rights in Italy — and it co-stars veterans of the Jesus movies made by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Mel Gibson. Read more

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