“Wonder Woman 1984” is the fourth on-screen outing for Gal Gadot’s Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. The villain that she faces this time is much different than her previous battles and Ignatian Spirituality just might save the day.
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Poverty in Film: Hillbilly Elegy vs. Parasite
Netflix drama “Hillbilly Elegy” has received criticism for its portrayal of rural poverty in the US, while the Korean poverty-themed film, “Parasite,” won the Academy Award for Best Picture. What’s the difference between the two?
Review: In Dread of Resurrection in “Suspiria”
Guadagnino’s Suspiria presents a vision of the horror we find in a rebirth that ignores what we were before.
Discerning the Culture: Movies and TV Shows (Part I)
In a time where screens, digital streaming services and social media consumption seem to be the “daily bread”, is there a way to ensure we are discovering God in all of it? This new series gives some practical tips to discern God’s voice in the culture. This edition is part one of how to discern God’s voice in movies and TV shows.
“The Boys” and the Aftermath of Hate
Prime Video’s “The Boys” provokes the question: If we live our lives following what we hate, when will we find love?
Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” and Moral Relativism
Netflix’s new documentary “The Social Dilemma” paints a scary picture of how the tech industry, particularly social media, is having severe negative effects on society. And the lack of objective truth is the cause.
“The Boys” and the Fight for Love
“The Boys” gives us a world full of super-heroic violence and corruption, and each person must decide what they would sacrifice for love.
Chadwick Boseman Forever
Black Panther fans around the world were saddened to learn of the death of 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman last week. He played in several iconic roles, and in each of these films Boseman portrayed a dignity that he carried with him offscreen.
Longing to be: “Hamilton” and the Legacy of an Immigrant
The Broadway hit musical “Hamilton” tells the lesser-known story of one of the immigrant Founding Fathers. Inspired by the musical, An Vu reflects on his own journey immigrating to the United States from Vietnam.
Why You Should Watch “Just Mercy”
The first federal executions in 17 years took place this week. That should motivate you to watch the film “Just Mercy.”