Is Superman still a Christian hero?

What if a child dreamed of becoming something other than what society intended? What if a child aspired to something greater? (Jor-El, Man of Steel) In June 1938,...

Mission Impossible: To Make a Real Movie

I finally got around recently to watching the fifth instalment of the Mission Impossible franchise.  As expected, it was slick and high-budget, with impressive...

The Lego Movie

The time has come: LEGO has released its first full-length theatrical film, The Lego Movie, and it is doing fantastically across the board. It has...

Ant-Man vs. Daredevil

(As a bit of light-hearted reading before the issuance of the Holy Father’s Apostolic Letter later today, here are some thoughts on two superheroes,...

Pushing Tin

Pushing Tin 1999, Director: Mike Newell. Actors: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thorton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie. Music: Anne Dudley.   (Rated R for language and mild sexuality)   “You land...

Half-Baked Mission?

When I was a child, I thought like a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things… These words of Saint...

Dracula Untold: Fallen man, the tragic hero

It is perpetually wonderful to me how much truth can find its way into secularists’ stories. Dracula Untold, Universal’s newest origins story, is a...