Movies & TV
The Purge: Election Year
The opportunity for biting social critique gets swept away in a torrent of bloody destruction.
Fairy tales need real dragons.
BAMCinemafest 2016 Round-Up
Five films worth looking for.
Great American writers get an interminably dull film.
The Conjuring 2
Ed and Lorraine Warren return, fighting demons and relying on faith.
Why I'm Envious of the Church in Marvel's 'Daredevil'
No, it's not the new coffee maker.
Forget Wonder in 'Now You See Me 2'
"An eye for an eye" is not the end of that passage.
AMC's 'Preacher' Is Violent, Vulgar—and Surprisingly Churchy. Is It Redeemable?
Our review of the dark comedy's pilot episode.
Confessions of a Media-Protective Parent
What I’ve learned from trying to keep my kids safe—but not too safe.
Meet the New Apocalypse (Same As the Old One)
"X-Men: Apocalypse" is probably more religious than even its director realizes.
Just a Vessel: Actor Malachi Kirby on ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte, and God
The star of the History Channel's "Roots" talks about his faith, his strange route toward his iconic role, and what he learned from playing Kunta Kinte.
Building a Celluloid Bridge
How a church and a film festival are spanning the sacred-secular chasm.
Does the Road to Character Run Through Silicon Valley?
The HBO show draws us in with deeper questions about power and morals.
How Is This Even True?
Is the O.J. Simpson trial really worth another 18 hours of TV? It sure is - now more than ever.
Curtains Up: It’s Our New Entertainment Newsletter!
Introducing your new must-read cheat sheet.
Terence Davies Talks About Making Movies That Speak the Truth
An interview with the legendary British filmmaker, whose movies exude a deep sense of spiritual longing.
The Myth of the Secular Apocalypse
An excerpt from 'How to Survive the Apocalypse.'
Seven Freedom of Speech Films That Are Better Than 'God’s Not Dead 2'
Public conversations about freedom are important, nuanced, difficult things that demand art.
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