‘Becoming’

‘Becoming’

If you have never been discriminated against, passed over through no fault of your own or felt the subtle sting of rejection, you have no way of understanding the pain that such behaviors inflict. In watching the movie, “Becoming,” a Netflix documentary focused on...
‘Joker’

‘Joker’

“Joker” has grossed more than $334 million in the United States and more than $1 billion worldwide. That makes it the most successful R-rated film – ever. Directed by Todd Phillips, the film also has been a critical hit, garnering four Golden Globe nominations and...
‘Just Mercy’

‘Just Mercy’

“Just Mercy” is a movie everyone needs to see. In fact, if you want to just stop reading and go see the film right now, I’m all right with that. That’s how important I think it is. But in case you need a little more convincing, here’s why I think it’s a must-see for...
‘The Two Popes’

‘The Two Popes’

I am no movie critic, so I cannot competently comment on the production values of the Netflix movie, “The Two Popes.” I began watching it with some fear and trepidation because my experience has been that, with a few exceptions (for example, “The Apostle”) secular...
‘Parasite’

‘Parasite’

My father did not memorize much Scripture, but there was one he would use a lot from Numbers 32:23. It’s not the whole verse, just the last phrase: “Be sure your sin will find you out.” That phrase ran through my mind as I watched “Parasite.” Directed by Bong Joon-ho,...