This is the work of The Leftovers, The Americans, and Rectify, three TV series that treat the total reaction, and not simply the doctrine.
When I watch shows like Chef’s Table or Cooked, something stirs within me—like flavor from rot, and life from death.
Captain Fantastic is a profound story of transformation for the patriarch.
Nostalghia is a film about waiting, about the long journey before the arrival.
Out of all the saints and religious figures, what is so compelling about her story? Why do we keep making and watching Joan of Arc movies?
Ingmar Bergman felt terrified both at the idea of God’s existence and God’s nonexistence.
Both The Last Temptation of Christ and Last Days in the Desert attempt to answer the question, “What was Jesus the human like?”
Smith’s film evokes the slacker-cum-loser aesthetic so wedded to the period, but American Movie occupies a space of spiritual resonance deeper than its period aesthetic.
Defending Your Life posits a Heaven in which the value on one's life is based solely on living fearlessly
Autism in film is not new although very few movies acknowledge their characters as neurodivergent. It seems easier to sideline us as aliens.
I watch Groundhog Day the same way some people read the Bible. In many ways, movies helped raise me, and became my religion, the tapestry of images I used to understand my world.
Late 60s, and Jesus freaks and gurus buzzing around like fruit flies.