Hall of Fame #3: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Much like E.T. the alien himself waddling unbeknownst past Mary, the matriarch of a suburban home, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial similarly seems to be a movie that seems to maintain a very low profile in my day-to-day psyche. And yet every time I see this movie again I am reminded that like its titular alien it is a …

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Best Christ Figures In Movies (Holy Week Special)

The "Christ Figure" is one of the most common tropes of cinema. It also has the reputation, at least among faith and film circles, to be an eye-rolling one because the Christ Figure has propensity to dominate the discussion of any one particular film whenever it is present. But there is something remarkable about the …

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Best Movies To Watch on Halloween (Family Friendly Edition)

Before it became an excuse to throw drunken adult dress-up parties, Halloween was always for kids first. You get to pretend to be your favourite animal/monster/superhero/princess/whatever-in-between. You are encouraged to collect (and consume) as much candy as possible. You get to carve pumpkins and make an almighty mess of yourself. You get to stay out …

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