Creed (Best of 2015)

And we’re back!

It’s been too long, as life and personal misfortune intruded on my bodcasting.  But here we are with a special Emergency Podcast – Tim Saw a Sports Movie/new entry in our Best of 2015 Series, the Rocky sequel, Creed.

We examine why I think the movie is a superlative sports movie, and why Tim thinks the fact that its a sports movie means it can’t be superlative. Plus, we discuss some low key Catholic themes underlying the movie.

Enjoy, or, at least, download!

 

As always, intro and outro music is Wastecnology by Jahzzar Betterwithmusic, CC BY-SA. Photo by Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Catholic Movie Guy on Iowa Catholic Radio

Dear Listeners,

For a change of pace, I recently had the privilege of appearing on Bo Bonner and Dr. Bud Marr’s show on Iowa Catholic Radio, the Uncommon Good.  We discussed the public nature of art and why Christians need to make and imbibe quality art.

You can listen/download the podcast of the interview here.  And give them a follow/subscribe while you are at it!

True Grit (2010)

This week, I return with a mirthful TimMan to discuss one of our absolute favorites, the Coen Brothers’ 2010 masterpiece True Grit.  Our conversation views the film from a theological perspective:  all is grace (within the movie, anyway).

Those coming for a comparison to the John Wayne original will be left wanting.  But those looking for reasons why the remake is a masterpiece – fully deserving of its 10 Academy Award nominations and its spot as the CMG’s favorite Western of all time – will not be disappointed.

 

As always, intro and outro music is Wastecnology by Jahzzar Betterwithmusic, CC BY-SA. Photo by Siebbi (ipernity dot com) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons.