An Irish Reckoning

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August 18-25 Podcast

A discussion of John Michael McDonagh's new film "Calvary" with Kerry Weber, Ronan McCoy and Allison Shapiro.  Spoilers included. 

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Mary Pearlman
3 years 3 months ago

Thank you all. I came away with a bit of understanding of why it takes an innocent life to atone for the wrong done to innocents, and for the stealing of innocence. That killing or punishing the guilty, somehow isn't enough. Truly the Gospel come alive on film for me.

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Also, I immediately looked up John McDonagh to see if he was Martin's brother - not a surprise to find they are indeed siblings!

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