2017-07_LT-DiscerningMedia

Discerning Media: What You Watch Matters

Whether we like to admit it or not, the things we expose ourselves to in media can affect the way we think and act; so it’s important that we, as Christians, expose ourselves to messages that will help us on our journey to virtue and holiness.

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“Me Before You” and the Problem with Assisted Suicide

“Com-passion,” “suffering with” Jesus and others is true dignity, not euthanasia.

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Catholic Movie Reviews: The Letters

The question is: Does the film succeed in covering this omnipresent yet hidden aspect of Mother Teresa’s life? Is it actually the focus of the film?

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 2

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Catholic Movie Reviews: My All-American

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Spotlight

Why should you see this film? To honor the victims, first of all, and second of all to understand how corruption — of any sort — works, in order to be vigilant and oppose it. NEVER AGAIN.

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Pawn Sacrifice

I’m declaring the riveting and flawless “Pawn Sacrifice” (the story of chess prodigy Bobby Fischer, played with acting genius by Tobey Maguire) the best film of 2015.

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Paper Towns

I sort of feel like this book should be like a paper town and only exist on paper.

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Little Boy

Little Boy has made Montverde a serious filmmaker. And it might be the most important “Catholic-made” film since The Passion of The Christ.

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Paul Blart: Mall Cop

THIS is where PBMC2 (yes, I went there) really shines. There is absolutely nothing I noticed to complain about, morally speaking. There are no nude scenes, there is no foul language, and there are no inappropriate scenarios. Nada. I would comfortably take my four year old nephew and my octogenarian grandmother and not feel the slightest bit uneasy.

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