Somebody Else’s Yoda

Submitted by Bad Billy Pratt If you got caught up in the opening minutes of “The Mandalorian” thinking Disney finally got something even half-right, you’re not entirely wrong. Turns out, third time’s a charm with the Boba Fett character after not getting enough of him in the original trilogy, and way too much in the prequels. The mouse…

Dekalog: Requiem for the Law

In the dispensation of the Old Covenant, God placed the Israelites under the Law as a means of disciplining and chastening a hard-hearted people. The Law under Christ and the dispensation of grace is reconfigured—not abolished, but fulfilled—as it was never an end unto itself, but was always pointing to the One to come. In…

Joker: The Superhero Skinsuit

When a Hollywood news blast first stated Joaquin Phoenix would play the Joker in the new Warner Brothers DC vehicle, I rolled my eyes. When the first teaser trailer was released, I thought we were getting a Taxi Driver remake. As I left the theater thoroughly entertained, I realized what a trick Phoenix and director…