Hollywood takes on heaven

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This week America's L.A. Correspondent, Jim McDermott, S.J., talks to Kerry Weber and Matt Malone, S.J., and they discuss how Hollywood portrays religion—for better and for worse. For Jim McDermott, many attempts to explore religious territory in film and television are kitschy, but a new show called "The Good Place" has a particularly sophisticated take on heaven.

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