Category Archives: Catholic

Remake of a Roman Classic

I hear a lot of chatter and complaints about remakes. Especially of the classics. Why would we need to see a remake when the original was a masterpiece? The argument is often, to tell the story to a new audience … Continue reading

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Proper Burial? The Death of Cardinal Law

I find it odd that so many people are shocked, shocked that the disgraced Cardinal Bernard  Law will have a proper burial in Rome with Pope Francis overseeing it. Why would we think it would be any different? In a … Continue reading

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Spotlight

I was privileged to have seen a sneak peek at Thomas McCarthy’s movie “Spotlight” which chronicles the Boston Globe Spotlight team uncovering the massive cover up of the sexual abuse crisis within the Boston archdiocese. One of the perks for being … Continue reading

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Pope’s 15 Ailments or My Sixth Grade Assembly

Recently the news has been going crazy with glee over the Pope dressing down the Vatican Curia. At least that’s what the headlines called it. It is actually the Roman Curia which is the governing body of the Holy See, … Continue reading

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Horror Movies For October #30

Today we go back to 1973 for Robin Hardy‘s brilliant “The Wicker Man”. I don’t know if anything else needs to be said. But just in case, it’s a nice look at groovy pagans dishing out some karma to a … Continue reading

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Horror Movies For October #29

Nicolas Roeg‘s 1973 masterpiece “Don’t Look Now” is a movie I often revisit. It is one of my all time favorites. That’s not hyperbole. A grieving couple, John and Laura played by Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie,  go to Venice … Continue reading

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Horror Movies for October #28

Today we push the envelope a little in defining, what exactly is horror by highlighting Luis Buñuel‘s 1962 “The Exterminating Angel“. Wealthy guests at a dinner party find themselves trapped in a room simply because, for some unexplained reason, they … Continue reading

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