Todd and Ken are back for the last podcast of the year, and they are looking at John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary. The film was recently honored by the 2014 Arts & Faith Ecumenical Jury as one of the ten best of the year, so why are the hosts a bit cooler towards it?
The discussion examines issues such as corporate guilt and why no human character can ultimately be a satisfying “Christ” figure. Is the film an allegory? If so, of what? And does the film change its mind about whether or not Father James is an innocent victim?
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The Thin Place #51: Calvary–Good or Great?
Read Ken’s review at Christianity Today.
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