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Roma and Guadalupe

December 11, 2021 Stephen G. Adubato 4

In honor of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, I decided to rewatch Alfonso Cuarón’s semi-autobiographical film Roma. Many reviewers have highlighted the connection between the main character Cleo (based on Cuarón’s childhood nanny) […]

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Christ the Foolish King

November 20, 2020 Stephen G. Adubato 19

The Gospel reading for the Solemnity of Christ, King of the Universe calls to mind Nietzsche’s critique of the foolishness of Christianity and its Founder: When we hear the ancient bells growling on a Sunday […]