Star Farce: A Study in How to Ruin a Franchise

I thought the Star Wars franchise, so successful and cinema-transforming in the late seventies and early eighties, was ruined by the three prequels in...

Conscience, Love and Law

There is much talk nowadays about conscience, freedom of conscience, good and bad conscience, yet with little awareness, from what I can tell, of...

Truth in Tragedy

Well, that happened faster than even I thought.  Already, there are calls to outlaw any and all 'homopobia' in any speech, writing, discourse or...

Gambling for Eternity: An Analysis of the Apologetic’s Argument of “Pascal’s Wager”

“Pascal’s Wager” is a famous and controversial argument in favor of the existence of God often used by Christian apologetics. It has been called...

Learning Death from History

Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it. So declared the famed historian George Santayana in 1863, and there is a...

Jean Vanier Clarifies his Remarks, Reiterating his Support for Assisted Suicide Law in CBC...

(This article appeared in this revision on LifeSite News, based on a clarification they received from Dr. Vanier)At the end of May, Jean Vanier...

Murder, Inc., Canadian Style

As of midnight tonight, as I write on this June 6th, the murder of adults will be legal in Canada.  Of course, we have...

Two Justins

Today is, or rather was, as I am getting to this rather late, the memorial of Saint Justin Martyr, an early apologist for the...

Conservative Prudence?

I received a rather critical email in response to my last post on the Conservative capitulation, so thought I should clarify my, and hopefully...

Glorying in Glass: A Movie Review of “Snow White and the Huntsman”

Year:  2012 Filming:  Color Length:  127 minutes Genre:  Drama/Adventure/Fantasy Maturity:  PG-13 (for intense themes, scary images, and fantasy violence)Cast:  Kristen Stewart (Snow White), Chris Hemsworth (the Huntsman), Charlize Theron (Ravenna), Sam Claflin (Prince William),...