Published Sep 1, 2020 in Current Events, Film, In the News, Justice, Pop Culture, Race, Sports, Topics ~ Approx 4 mins
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.
Published Jul 27, 2020 in Art, Current Events, Film, Immigration, Pop Culture ~ Approx 4 mins
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.
Published Apr 9, 2020 in Art, Film, Pop Culture ~ Approx 6 mins
Films about the life of Christ can help us deepen our relationship with Jesus. Four Jesuits pick four different movies on the life of Jesus and reflect on how these selections help them draw closer to Christ.
Published Feb 28, 2020 in Film, Pop Culture, Video Games ~ Approx 3 mins
What ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ teaches about the importance of entering into communion with others.
Published Feb 7, 2020 in Art, Film, Pop Culture ~ Approx 2 mins
Oscar Best Picture nominee “1917” depicts two young men facing the brutalities of World War I. In the midst of that horrible reality, they become brothers.
Published Jan 31, 2020 in Economics, Film, In the News, Pop Culture, Uncategorized ~ Approx 3 mins
What happens when wealth and social status supplant love as the source of our dignity? “Parasite,” An Oscar Best Picture-nominated film from South Korea, shows us to frightening effect.
Published Jan 24, 2020 in Art, Film, Gender, Pop Culture, Topics ~ Approx 3 mins
In Greta Gerwig film adaptation of the classic novel “Little Women,” it is the day-to-day encounters with people, things and places that are important, and they are worthy of telling stories about.