Watching Netflix’s new Don’t Look Up, Jose was reminded of a time when he was overwhelmed by stress. He found solace where the Magi did: in Adoration.
Posts in Film
Isn’t It Time for Neo to Grow Up?
Joe enjoyed the nostalgic aspect of the latest Matrix movie but was left wondering if the series has lost its potent mythology.
Year in Reflection: The Jesuit Post’s 10 Most Read of 2021
The end of 2021 is here! Today we reflect on the year by reviewing the 10 most-read TJP articles of 2021.
Space Billionaires, Climate Change, and Lessons from WALL-E
With the UN meeting on climate change in Glasgow and the increasing flights to space, Kevin Karam has been thinking a lot about the 2008 Pixar film, WALL-E, and what it has to tell us about what it means to be human and how our environment contributes to defining our humanity.
Marvel’s “Loki” and the Quest for Glorious Purpose
How do we respond when we don’t measure up to our own ideals or those placed on us by others? Tucker Redding, SJ, reflects on the latest Marvel TV series, Loki, and how we can find our own sense of glorious purpose.
Do the Oscars Matter Any More?
With movies and the theater experience vastly declining amid a global pandemic, Dan Dixon SJ considers whether the Oscars still matter to us.
See you down the road: Nomadland, Easter, and Finding a way through Grief
Oscar nominee “Nomadland” uses van-dwellers to give us an honest view of what it’s like to carry around grief and loss. It also provides a good reminder in this Easter season that grief and loss are not the end of the story.
Fact-Checking Netflix’s “Seaspiracy”
Netflix’s new documentary “Seaspiracy” has lots of problems. A Jesuit marine biologist offers his take.
Grief and Illusion in Marvel’s “WandaVision”
How does the Marvel miniseries “WandaVision” help us explore grief?
Wrestling with questions of vocation? Watch the movie “Soul”
The newest pixar movie, Soul, raises the question about each person’s purpose. It deals especially with the question many of us ask ourselves, “what if I choose the wrong thing?”