Review: “Marriage Story”

Review: “Marriage Story”

“Criminal lawyers see bad people at their best. Divorce lawyers see good people at their worst.”  Alongside this memorable pronouncement from “Marriage Story,” I want to append St. Ignatius of Loyola’s observation that desolation, more than just a feeling, is a...
Why We Need to Take the Joker Seriously

Why We Need to Take the Joker Seriously

[SPOILER ALERT: This article contains significant details from the movie Joker.] The new Warner Brothers film Joker follows the story of Arthur Fleck, a man suffering from mental illness who loses his sense of identity and grows increasingly vindictive. Throughout the...