Captain Marvel and the Importance of Telling Female Hero Stories

Women and girls must know they can be agents of change—that their voices are as loud and as true, their strength and dedication just as valued and valuable, as their male counterparts.

21 Grams, Woo Science, and the Quantum Soul

In 21 Grams there is a measure of redemption for each character, which invites us to toward a fuller sense of personhood through (quantum?) entanglement with the living God.

Seeing and Believing 188: Mike Mitchell’s The Lego Movie 2 and Robert Krzykowski’s The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot

‘You’re like Me’: Friendship in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse emphasizes C. S. Lewis’s understanding of friendship among people who understand one another.

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Twelve Movie Moments

The movies of 2018 were chock-a-block with enchanting shots.

Seeing and Believing 182: James Wan’s Aquaman and Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War

The latest entry in the DC superhero universe and an awards favorite from Poland. Does Aquaman sink or swim? Does Cold War leave the guys feeling cold?

On the Tenth Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Ten Supers Saving

In some ways, we all face a battlefield of minute, infinitesimally important choices every day, for good and evil.

On the Second Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Two Movie Soundtracks

Both A Star Is Born and Black Panther: The Album accomplished feats of carrying the emotions of their respective films beyond the movie screen.

George Bailey at the Bridge: The Costly Virtue of It’s a Wonderful Life

If we’re not willing to give of ourselves for the communities in which God has placed us, what will be the cost of the absence of our virtue?

Seeing and Believing 181: Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Merry Christmas from Seeing & Believing! Our last episode before Christmas starts off Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma and then Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

In The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coen Brothers Show Love for the Good Book

By playing to the canon in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, while at once forging their own trail, the Coens manage to both nod to and question the orthodoxy of what we’ve been told about the grand ‘ole world of outlaws and guns and rickety wagons.

First, Man: The Neil Armstrong Our Nation Needs

He was the first man to walk on the moon, but he was a man first, along with all the foibles that come with manhood.

Seeing and Believing 178: Stephen Caple Jr.’s Creed 2 and David Yates’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

It’s an all-sequel edition of the show this week, as the guys take Stephen Caple Jr.’s Creed 2 and David Yates’s The Crimes of Grindelwald?

Seeing and Believing 175: Orson Welles’s The Other Side of the Wind and Lasse Halstrom/Joe Johnston’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Christmas came early this year with Orson Wells’ unfinished The Other Side of the Wind, and Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.

Seeing and Believing 174: David Gordon Green’s Halloween and Lee Chang-dong’s Burning

Get into the Halloween spirit with a review of David Gordon Green’s sequel/reboot of John Carpenter’s classic Halloween and foreign film, Burning.

Seeing and Believing 173 | Damien Chazelle’s First Man and David Lowery’s The Old Man and the Gun

Wade and Kevin discuss First Man, by director Damien Chazelle and then The Old Man and the Gun, which may be Robert Redford’s last role as an actor.