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Everyday Liminality

Sep 29, 2020

St. Francis is arguably the most revered saint in history. Books have been written about him, paintings commissioned to depict his life, and movies upon movies produced to inspire the world. And yet, despite all his attention in Hollywood... Br. Tito and I aren't exactly impressed. Here's what we make of two of the...

Sep 22, 2020

History is often boring an irrelevant to people. Which is a shame, because it is often repeated in our own day. The Gangs of New York may appear, at first, to be a movie about a time completely unlike our own, but the themes and values of the 1860s are the same ones driving our political and social lives today.

Sep 15, 2020

St. Vincent is a funny, heartwarming, and mildly tragic movie starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy. In it, Hollywood gives it take on what it means to be a saint, but Br. Tito and Fr. Casey thinks it falls flat. Great entertainment, horrible life advice.

Sep 8, 2020

Arrival might be the greatest movie ever made. Okay, that might be an exaggeration, but it is a top 5 movie for both Br. Tito and Fr. Casey. If you haven't seen it, you might want to watch before listening... spoilers ahead.

Sep 1, 2020

Black Jeopardy is just a stupid sketch on SNL making fun of white people, right? Not exactly. Through self-deprecating humor and subtle satire, what is achieved is a powerful message of encounter across cultural lines.