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Articles on Film and Television

“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

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

Saints and the Cinema

January 21st, 2018|

When I first heard that they had made a movie about the life of St Josemaria Escriva my heart sank. “Oh, dear, not another worthy, but dull movie about a saint!”  But I bit

The Shawshank Redemption

January 13th, 2018|

Film is the most exciting and influential popular art form of the modern age. This most powerful of dramatic mediums has the power to affect us deeply. It does so through the power of

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