Tag: Identity

Spider-man 2: Power, Responsibility, Identity (Renewed Mind Movie Talk, Episode 08)

Spider-man 2: Power, Responsibility, Identity (Renewed Mind Movie Talk, Episode 08)

Oh man, I realize I never posted last week's video here. So here's the belated 8th episode of Renewed Mind Movie Talk: Spider-man 2: Power, Responsibility, Identity. In this episode, I talk about my favorite Spider-man movie (sorry, Homecoming), and how the film dramatizes an identity crisis. This identity crisis can help Christians think about … Continue reading Spider-man 2: Power, Responsibility, Identity (Renewed Mind Movie Talk, Episode 08)

“Who is You?”: Moonlight and the Social Scriptorium

“Who is You?”: Moonlight and the Social Scriptorium

Today, I have a new post up at the blog for the excellent Partially Examined Life podcast. Here's a bit from the piece: In a radio interview with the BBC, Moonlight director Barry Jenkins attributed the movie’s overwhelmingly positive reception to the fact that it showed filmgoers something new. Crediting cowriter Tarell Alvin McCraney, whose … Continue reading “Who is You?”: Moonlight and the Social Scriptorium