Think Christian: The Parable of Parasite

Parasite may not have been my favorite 2019 movie, but it was far and away my favorite of the Best Picture nominees. I’m particularly excited about Parasite‘s success because Bong Joon-Ho is a director fiercely devoted to illustrating the horrors of capitalism, the dehumanizing effects of a social structure built around competition. Some have argued…

Living Lutheran: “Valuing the Unvalued in the Movies of 2019”

Like most film snobs, I’m annoyed with this year’s Oscar picks. Not only did the Academy choose to nominate some mediocre (if not outright bad) work, but they ignored some of the most exciting films and performances in an outstanding cinematic year. Fortunately, Living Lutheran assuaged my irritation a little by letting me write about…