Going to space is hard. As last week’s Soyuz rocket failure proves, even a well-proven rocket with a spotless half-century track record can still remind us that getting to space isn’t any easier than it was for Neil Armstrong. It…

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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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Paul, Apostle of Christ is really good, for a Christian film. Wait, that’s damning with faint praise, isn’t it? Let me try again. Paul, Apostle of Christ might be one of the best Christian films I’ve— Agh, did it again.…

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On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast: Often nominated, never winninated… or something. The Post looked like it was made for the sole purpose of winning an Oscar. What kept it from winning the big prize? Is the…

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When Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Italian director of The Gospel According to St. Matthew, was asked why his movies so often dealt with religious themes despite his communist leanings and professed atheism, he responded, “If you know that I am an…

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On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast: It seems hard to believe that we could talk about Darkest Hour without talking about how it and Dunkirk tell a similar tale from very different perspectives. So, of course we…

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On this episode of Reel World: Rewind… With the wide acclaim and 13 Oscar nominations of The Shape of Water, the latest film by Guillermo Del Toro, it seemed only appropriate to delve into his most widely acclaimed feature film, Pan’s Labyrinth.…

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On this episode of the Reel World Theology Podcast: Just in time for the Winter Olympics, we take a look at one of our favorite films of the year, I, Tonya. With a fourth-wall breaking format, this telling of the…

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We’ve shared our Top 10’s from 2017, but there are a bunch of movies just missing the cut we still liked. Our contributors and staff offer up a movie from 2017 they consider to be essential viewing but missed out on their…

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