On Media

A screen at a library

Kathryn Reklis reviews film, TV, and more

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street uses a combination of magic and realism that depicts real life far better than any other family television show I've seen.
December 28, 2015
The documentary Chaplains raises a fundamental issue for Christian chaplaincy: what is its relationship to the church?
December 10, 2015
It could have been any academic conference—except that Catwoman was on my left and a fully dressed hobbit was on my right.
November 25, 2015

Promo for Mars

NASA is, to say the least, enthusiastic about The Martian. The film is a really, really good commercial for a future budgetary request.
October 27, 2015
It's hard to watch Straight Outta Compton and not think of #BlackLivesMatter. But this is not explicitly a movie about politics or race.
October 13, 2015
A screen in a sanctuary used to be a signal that a congregation had taken a side in the worship wars. Now it's just a sign that a church is open and functioning.
September 21, 2015

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