There were a number of reasons why I liked “World War Z,” the film based on Max Brooks’s book of the same name. First, it was a competently made thriller […]
Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” is a splendidly told tale of survival and pluck, but there is another theme that is implicit throughout the film, namely, the inviolable dignity of the […]
The series demonstrates how for any society to remain healthy it must be grounded in God-given moral values.
A popular new film, “The Giver,” reveals the surprising key to the authentic renewal of society: the recovery of our lost memory of Christ. For more videos visit: http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/video/
With his latest film “Last Days in the Desert” Rodrigo Garcia has accomplished something truly remarkable. He has taken a portion of the life of the single most compelling person […]
Greta Gerwig’s new film, “Lady Bird,” has taken the critics by storm. Having seen the coming attractions, I knew it would be a quirky, offbeat comedy, but I had no […]
A mild-mannered psychology professor from the University of Toronto has emerged as one of the hottest personalities on the internet.
Matt Spicer’s dark comedy “Ingrid Goes West” is a telling and penetrating critique of the iPhone culture that has swallowed up so many young people today, and it artfully explores […]
Another part of a video series from Wordonfire.org. Bishop Barron will be commenting on subjects from modern day culture
Find more videos at http://WordOnFire.org. Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella” is the most surprising Hollywood movie of the year, not because it subverts the traditional fairy story, but because it presents it […]
The film “Bird Box,” based on a British novel of the same name, started streaming on Netflix around Christmas time. Starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich, it is a taut […]
The much-anticipated “Silence”, based upon the Shusaku Endo novel of the same name, is a worthy addition to the Scorsese oeuvre. It is marked by gorgeous cinematography, outstanding performances from […]
The new biopic “A Theory of Everything” does indeed engage in a fair amount of Hawking-hagiography, but it is also, curiously, a God-haunted movie. Find more videos at http://WordOnFire.org.
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If you’re a bit tired of the dreary secularism that dominates so much of contemporary entertainment and politics, I might invite you to watch a program that makes religion—and Christianity […]
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Though it rather clearly reflects the anti-Scriptural prejudice of the cultural elite today, Darren Aronofsky’s latest film mother! might actually serve to prompt a re-examination of the deeply ecological themes […]
The title of this year’s Best Picture winner, “The Shape of Water,” gives away the game, for the one thing that water does not have is shape. Its very essence is fluidity, formlessness, and freedom from structure. But a film that celebrates this freedom—produced by someone who, by his own admission, hates structure—is sadly emblematic, I fear, of a society that is in danger of losing its ontological balance.
Bishop Barron’s commentary on the movie, “Calvary”. For more videos visit: http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/video/
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