Film & TV

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Spotlight

Barney Zwartz reviews a new film about the journos who broke the story of sexual abuse by Boston priests.

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Great Sexpectations: Augustine, Ashley Madison and the Problem of Disordered Love

Justine Toh deconstructs our culture's "sex myth" and how it sets us up for disappointment.

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Only the Dead

Reporting on war from Afghanistan and Iraq, Michael Ware confronted the "heart of darkness".

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Gayby Baby: A missed opportunity to model healthy conversation

Justine Toh on what was lost in the controversy over the Gayby Baby screening ban: robust debate.

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Life and Faith: A reasonable faith?

Life and Faith wrestles with the credibility and the credulous, at times, nature of religious faith.

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Life and Faith: Heart of Darkness

From Breaking Bad to House of Cards - why is so much good TV these days so bad?

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Life and Faith: Lest We Forget

How did the families of the Anzacs go about remembering them? And how do we do the same thing today?

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Hollywood and freedom of speech

Three new films make a strong case for freedom of speech - but is it the one we most need to hear?

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Life and Faith: Speak Freely

Simon and Natasha discuss three new films showcasing the dangers of repressing freedom of speech.

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Exodus for cynics

Ridley Scott’s film takes pains to ensure that God can’t be relegated to the category of myth.

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Life and Faith: At the Movies: Summer 2014

Life and Faith reviews Exodus, The Water Diviner, and Interstellar.

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Father Wound

Simon Smart on why stories like The Judge, even when imperfect, continue to hold emotional power.

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Life and Faith: Slave or Free?

Life and Faith considers liberty, limits, and human flourishing

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36,000 feet under the sea

James Cameron’s "Deepsea Challenge 3D" hopes to inspire a new generation of explorers.

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To Kill a Priest

A new Irish film, Calvary, looks unflinchingly at the fallout of the abuse scandal in the church.

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