Arts & Culture

Christ bursts into the manger, quickened into cows
Joe Hoover, S.J.November 19, 2020
Glenn Close as Mamaw in ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ (photo: Netflix)
Let’s unpack this critique, because how the poor are represented matters.
John W. MillerNovember 25, 2020
Marcin Dorocinski as Vasily Borgov and Anya Taylor-joy as Beth Harmon in “The Queen’s Gambit” (Phil Bray/Netflix).
Chess isn’t just a game, it’s also a handy metaphor—for braininess, for power, for geopolitical strategy.
Rob Weinert-KendtNovember 19, 2020
A new Hulu movie follows the activist Greta Thunberg, a teenager whose advocacy for action on climate change captured the world's attention.
Erika RasmussenNovember 16, 2020
Gary Oldman as Herman Mankiewicz and Sean Persaud as Tommy in David Fincher's "Mank" (photo: Netflix).
There is no way not to see “Mank” as a tale of self-destruction and professional suicide.
John AndersonNovember 13, 2020