I am sorry to start this review with a personal anecdote, but I’m white and male and we like talking about ourselves, so just bear with me. I, unfortunately, watched this film over two evenings because I wasn’t fortunate enough…

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With this piece, we have come to the end of the Decade Series of “Oh! The Horror….” This has been a fruitful endeavor in trying to place horror within a wider context and I, myself, have learned quite a bit…

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Shoplifters snuck up on me. It seems as if the film has been surprising audiences since its debut at the Cannes Film Festival when it took the highest honor, the Palm d’ Or, at the prestigious gathering – beating out…

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It has been mentioned by many at this point but considering the type of story Steve McQueen usually endeavors upon, this is not the type of property one might have expected. Lynda La Plante’s 1983 British mini-series doesn’t quite have…

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On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast: We talk about one of the most affecting movies of the year, The Hate U Give. While it has not been blowing the doors off the box office, those who have…

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On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast: We have another podcast sponsored by one of our generous Patreon donors. Chase Tremaine chose for us to talk about Bad Times at the El Royale. While we all thought the…

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*This review is simply a hot take a mere hour after viewing this film, but I think this is a film I’ll be contemplating for quite a while. Hopefully I’ll write something later on after I’ve let the film sit…

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There’s nothing like a trusted mentor and teacher to change your life for the better. That’s the idea behind one of my favorite movies, The King’s Speech (2010), based on a true story from the life of King George VI.…

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On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast: We talk for a very long time about how good a movie BlacKkKlansman is and what it can teach us about our past and our present. How do movies about racism…

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“Villains!” I shrieked, “dissemble no more! I admit the deed! –tear up the planks! here, here! –It is the beating of his hideous heart!” –Edgar Allan Poe, “The Tell-Tale Heart” “In [Thomas] Dixon’s book The Clansman, rape is actual, not…

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