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In Memoriam: Albert Finney

February 14, 2019 Titus Techera 10

Albert Finney has died. He was one of the last great mid-century character actors, nominated for five Oscars—he was wonderful almost every time he appeared on screen and he had the good luck of becoming […]

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Mary Poppins is stuck in fantasy-land

January 4, 2019 Titus Techera 5

Mary Poppins was once a character in a children’s series written by P.L. Travers, starting in 1934. Then, in 1964, she became the protagonist of the most successful Disney movie up to that point. Disney’s […]

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Of Gods and Men

December 11, 2018 Amy Welborn 1

[Editor’s note: On Saturday, December 8, 19 men and women martyred in Algeria between 1994 and 1996 were beatified during a Mass in Oran. Among them were seven Trappist monks from Tibhirine, who were the […]