Several current tales of Snow White nod at feminist critique—while leaving the old paradigms for female power and beauty intact.
Kathryn Reklis reviews film, TV, and more
Theologians have long posited an omniscient God. The British TV show Sherlock delights us with an omniscient human being.
It seems like all anyone wants to talk about is power. And the best show on television about power is Game of Thrones.
Why did I spend three and a half days of my life watching all 87 episodes of a soapy spy serial? For Jesus, of course. Also because it's a provocative and relevant series.
“I’ve been telling everyone who’ll listen how great Downton Abbey is,” I said in a sermon that was technically about evangelism. I was illustrating St. Augustine’s point that when people love, say, a great actor they tell others about him—and so how much more should we tell others about the gospel. A week later I learned how (un)successful that point had been. “I’ve watched every episode,” a parishioner said. “Now what was it you were trying to say about that show?”