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“Film” Articles

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Writer Marc Davis explains how Star Wars: A New Hope still shines today by owning up to its name with imaginative optimism during a cynical period of film.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

Joey Thurmond writes how Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith illustrates the danger of moralizing without love and why the best of us can fall so far without it.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

Writer Jonathan Reedy discusses how Star Wars: Attack of the Clones teaches us to be open to and patient with the inevitability of change in relationships.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Writer Ryan Eighmey begins our Star Wars Skywalker Saga article series by discussing how The Phantom Menace uses young role models to exemplify bravery.

Good Adaptations and Good Omens

No need to submit a petition. Good Omens is a great adaptation. But why?

The Living Force of God: Meditation as Prayer in Star Wars

In Star Wars, Qui-Gon Jinn's relationship to the Force can tell us how a selfless, meditative approach to prayer can deepen one's closeness to God.

Rediscovering Myself in Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Jon was surprised by how strongly Detective Pikachu resonated with his own journey rediscovering his child-like self.

The Endgame of Thor—A Marvel Character Study

Thor is godly by blood, but after having his perception of self and others battered, he has learned what it means to be godly by his actions.

The Endgame of Hulk—A Marvel Character Study

Bruce Banner's rocky cinematic history contributes to his inconsistent story arcs. We take a look at what this is leading up to in Avengers: Endgame.

“Clever Girl:” Why Jurassic Park Is Wrong about Women

A few weeks ago, this tweet showed up in my feed and I—being the obsessive fanatic that I am—wanted to dissect the film from this point of view. What kind of women are the women of Jurassic Park, dinosaur and human?