Do Catholics Watch Film like Fundamentalists?
The silence of the Catholic critic is so often preferable to his attention. -Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being
Too much Christian “criticism” of film revolves around tallies of bare boobs, f-words, and the like, or sounding the alarm at perceived hostilities against Christianity, but Larsen I respect for his willingness to let the filmmakers bear witness in their own way. Maybe their witness doesn’t align with ours. But we can’t negate their experiences, their hopes, their fears. Many times, Larsen shows, their witness does affirm biblical truths and values, however obliquely.-Victoria Emily Jones
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