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“What are we holding onto, Sam?” Sam: “That there’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.” – The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Red, White and Boo!

July 6th, 2018|

Propaganda, Protest and Patriotism Every story is a love story. That is to say, there is passion in pictures. There is heart in art, and emotion in motion pictures. To capture the imagination the

Sound, Fury and Significance

June 6th, 2018|

Shakespeare and the Movies by Fr Dwight Longenecker Would Shakespeare have loved the movies? Of course he would! He was an Elizabethan version of one of those screenwriters from the golden age of Hollywood--sleeves

A Legend of Redemption

April 12th, 2018|

Supernatural Signs in I Am Legend Films have the capacity to incarnate the truth more powerfully than any other story telling medium because “Movies,” as my script writing tutor used to remind us, “are

Papal Portrayals on Screen

March 24th, 2018|

With the HBO series The Young Pope (reviewed here by Tyler Blanski) the world has been taken once again into the irresistible intrigues of the papacy and the Vatican. With its venerable and sometimes

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