Ryan Birjoo, SJ Apr 9, 2020 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.
Sean Barry, SJ Feb 28, 2020 Film, Pop Culture, Video Games ~ Approx 3 mins
What ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ teaches about the importance of entering into communion with others.
Jeff Ryan Miraflor, SJ Feb 7, 2020 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.
Matt Briand SJ Jan 31, 2020 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.
Ryan Birjoo, SJ Jan 24, 2020 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.
Sean Barry, SJ Dec 2, 2019 Film, Pop Culture ~ Approx 3 mins
What can the more mature characters of Frozen 2 teach us about confronting our difficult personal and shared histories?
Sean Barry, SJ Jul 12, 2019 Film, In the News, Pop Culture ~ Approx 3 mins
The latest Marvel superhero movie, “Spider-Man: Far from Home,” reminds us that appearances can be deceiving as we follow the story of Peter Parker after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” What can we learn from his story? How can we see beyond the illusions in our own lives?
Colten Biro May 3, 2019 Film, In the News, Pop Culture ~ Approx 5 mins
“Avengers: Endgame” brings a satisfying conclusion to the 22 movies from Marvel Studios over the last eleven years. Confronting the evil of Thanos, all of the Avengers, including Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man, struggle with their motivations as they move from heartbreak to hope. The film is less about “how” the heroes will defeat Thanos, and more about the “why” that motivates them all.