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God is Irish

God is Irish

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane McGowan by Hope Madden Sloppy and ruinous, raucous and charged, and more than anything, punk rock—honestly, this could describe about a dozen…read more →

Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Dear Santa by Rachel Willis Director Dana Nachman’s feature documentary, Dear Santa, is delightful. Highlighting the 100-year-old United States Postal Service program, Operation Santa, the film captures the spirit of…read more →

Electric Love

Electric Love

Divine Love by Cat McAlpine In the near future, Brazil is under Evangelical leadership. Middle-aged Joana, a devout believer in both Jesus and bureaucracy, is doing the lord’s work as…read more →

Action Jackson

Action Jackson

Anything for Jackson by Hope Madden Writer Keith Cooper and director Justin G. Dyck collaborate often, but nothing either one of them has done will properly prepare you for the…read more →

City of Ruins

City of Ruins

Mosul by Hope Madden Matthew Michael Carnahan is a screenwriter unafraid to dive into the political. Though none of his films are classics, from the best (The Kingdom) to the…read more →

Dear White People

Dear White People

Hillbilly Elegy by Hope Madden I can’t say I’m a big Ron Howard fan. I find his films safe and sentimental. But I’d certainly say they were all competently made.…read more →

Bring the Noise

Bring the Noise

Sound of Metal by Hope Madden Riz Ahmed is a guy who can do anything. He can be funny (Four Lions), pathetic (Nightcrawler), tragic (Sisters Brothers), villainous (Venom). He’s soon…read more →