David Breitenbeck is a professional writer and Catholic traditionalist living and working in southeast Michigan. He is the author of several books, including “The Ten Commandments of Murder” and “The Wisdom of Walt Disney,” available on Amazon. In addition to his books and his blog – Serpent’s Den – his work can be found at The Federalist, The Everyman, Catholic Match, Aleteia, and other places around the web.
An ambiguous, unverifiable climate crisis that only the state has the means or authority to combat is a blank check to power.
If it were only ‘Star Wars’ being destroyed, we might pass over it as a mere unfortunate mistake, but hardly a major fictional franchise or character remains that has not suffered, from Marvel Comics to James Bond.
In the Boston Herald, Michael Graham argues both that ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is a bad film on a technical level and that its message is bad.
As far as there can be an objective way to classify what counts as a Christmas movie, ‘Die Hard’ meets those requirements.
Three decades after its debut, MST3k has legions of fans around the world, has spawned innumerable imitators and successors, and its legacy is showing no sign of slowing down.
The point of ‘Halloween’ is that there is no point. The Shape is simply and purely evil. You can’t counsel it, medicate it, heal it, or kill it.
What we are seeing is what happens when those in the Roman Catholic Church neglect her teachings in order to appeal to the world around them.
An educated man of the postmodern age can only repeat what he’s been told must be true and assume you are in some manner a bad person if you question it.
Most of the films nominated for Best Picture that year justly disappeared down the memory hole, while ‘WALL-E’ remains as vibrant and striking as ever.
From a standard SJW storyline of female empowerment and male incompetence, the film diverges into a much more interesting, universal, and realistic set of conclusions.
Thanos has a similar mindset to leftists of the past century or so. He believes anything can be justified if it forwards his well-intentioned agenda.
If you ban all abortion, then nobody is legally killed by abortion. If you ban all guns, it doesn’t mean no one is legally killed by guns (since that has never been legal).
Just by watching an old game show, we meet a way of thinking about the world that is noticeably different from our own.
For my money, the best Spider-Man is a short-lived, small-screen animated series called ‘The Spectacular Spider-Man,’ a superhero cartoon that ran from 2008 to 2009.
‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ is a show miles better than it has any right to be.
It is one of the core beliefs of western culture that a man’s worth is measured, not by what happens to him, but by how well he faces it. Milo Murphy embodies this idea.
In a world where monsters guard against creatures that can shut down a city, there is no room to hope that mankind can end the perennial ills of the human condition.
I went to college and learned to think, from which I’ve concluded I shouldn’t have gone to college. Don’t find yourself in the same situation after graduation.
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