Category: Film & Television

Dune, or the Order of Time

Convergences of messianism, religion, and politics in Frank Herbert’s Dune and Dune Messiah resonate with his time and our own. By Charles M. Stang

Where Silence Lives

The documentary In Pursuit of Silence creates a space for a long overdue conversation about the nuanced subject of silence. By Timothy L. Gallati

Nostalgia Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens anticipates and addresses the concerns of a nostalgic audience. By Robert Hensley-King

Teflon Televangelists

For true believers, televangelists’ misdeeds just don’t matter. By Mark I. Pinsky