Marie of the Incarnation: A Canadian Mystic

Marie de l’Incarnation: Études de théologie spirituelle by Pierre Gervais, S.J.:  A Review Pierre Gervais is a Canadian-born Jesuit, professor of systematic, sacramental, and spiritual...

Sci Fi Movie Triplex: Interstellar, Oblivion and Edge of Tomorrow

My movie selection over the past few months has been in the science fiction genre, which is often heavy on the 'fiction', and light...

Festival and Ferial, by Anna Rist: A Review

Festival and FerialAnna RistKaufmann Publishing, St. Simon’s Island , 2014ISBN : 978-0-9905329-3-4 In one of his Odes (IV.2) Horace describes the danger of trying to...

Calvary

Calvary (2014)Directed by John Michael McDonaghWritten by John Michael McDonagh Stay for the credits at the end of Calvary, for interspersed in the endless lists...

Millions

MillionsDirector: Danny Boyle, 98 min., U.K., 2004. Starring: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy DonovanPlot: (Spoiler alert!) The UK is about to switch its...

Pushing Tin

Pushing Tin1999, 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...

Book review: Why Be Afraid?

Why Be Afraid? A Retreat by Douglas McManaman Justin Press ISBN: 978-0-9917996-6-4 102 pages, softcover $12.95 CDNDeacon Douglas McManaman is a Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Toronto, ministering...

By Reason Alone: Assembling the great puzzle

By Reason Alone: Assembling the Great Puzzle by Jacek Bacz Justin Press, 2010 ISBN: 978-0-98131-844-8At the start of this rewarding book Jacek Bacz states that it is...

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...

Captain America

Wow. Just...wow. Captain America: The Winter Soldier had it all: action, suspense, mystery, romance, camaraderie, spies, secrets, and—most importantly—awesome superheroes. The action scenes were spectacular, but...