Joel Mayward is a pastor-theologian, film critic, and PhD candidate at the Institute for Theology, Imagination, and the Arts (ITIA) at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. The author of three books, he writes on film and theology at www.cinemayward.com.
The Dardenne brothers take our pre-understanding of revenge films and mercifully dismantle it. No graphic violence is depicted and no scapegoat is needed—the sacrifice and forgiveness are wholly internal. Read More