How to Be Human: A Viewing of How to Be Single

How to Be Single invites Christians to acquaint themselves with the Christian understanding of humanness.

It’s Not About You: Doctor Strange and the Dichotomy of Self

It’s not about us. And we think too little of ourselves.

Wonder, Belief, and Buddy the Elf

We all long to be awed and to believe in something beyond ourselves.

In Arrival, Language Is the Name of the Game

Arrival paints a clear picture of how important language is to forming and sustaining societies.

The LEGO Batman Movie as a Picture of Family

In The LEGO Batman Movie, Batman’s fears for his for friends’ and family’s safety prompt him to change, to acknowledge his need for them.

The LEGO Batman Movie Builds a Silly-Yet-Serious Hero

The brick-based LEGO Batman Movie thinks outside the box for children and adults alike.

The Tragedy of Family Fences

Denzel Washington encapsulates and brings to life the character and embodiment of our own fathers with haunting authenticity. By playing one man so well, he plays millions.

Winning at Being the Worst: What the Razzies Teach Us about Creativity and Art

Full of armchair critics with penchants for lazy analysis, The Razzies stunt an audience’s ability to interact with movies instead of doing the good work of a critic.

Oscar’s Biggest Flubs

There have always been awards given out for not-so-award-worthy reasons.

A Land of Lost Sidekicks in Life, Animated

Life, Animated allows us to see how a family loves each other, though they were required to take a journey they hadn’t been expecting.

The Unforgiveable Sin of Passengers

Watching forgiveness unfold in Passengers gives us plenty to ponder.

Less Is More? What Minimalism Can (and Can’t) Teach Us

Minimalism shows us that owning more stuff cannot satisfy, but the idea of minimalism by itself will not satisfy in the long term either.

Patriots Day and the Discomfort of Community

Patriots Day serves as a sharp reminder that community is, in many ways, inorganic, uncomfortable, and difficult.

Silence’s Roar: Scorsese’s Latest Is a Kaleidoscope of Faith and Doubt

Silence’s commitment to authenticity and deep exploration of martyrdom make it a vital watch for all audiences.

Interpret Carefully: Balancing Caution and Hope in Responding to Shusaku Endo’s Novel Silence

If there is a faithful interpretation of Endo’s Silence, it comes because the martyrdoms of the Japanese Christians and Garrpe may successfully testify against the self-justifications Rodrigues offers for his apostasy.

Gotta Dance: La La Land and Singin’ in the Rain Celebrate Calling and Creativity

It’s good to be reminded that when we find the thing we were made to do and learn to do it well, that can indeed bring incredible joy and fulfillment.