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I know the summer blockbusters -- -- in big box at the box office but it.
-- stack up when it comes to faith and values.
Real faith is a show designed just for that it's a weekly half hour movie review program now in its fourth summer.
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If characters to beating about.
Moral issues like when is it appropriate or even necessary to disobey orders or break rules in order to do the right thing.
Isn't kind to questions the star traitors always asked and I'm happy to see them.
I agree with you on the one hand that I really.
Enjoyed and appreciated the sort of moral overlay here but I have to disagree with you the 2009 film was as you said.
Fresh and bold and original.
If he did something almost -- took -- you know one of the most familiar franchises.
And he made a fresh she brought something -- do it but here he goes from boulder re imagining into recycling.
It's not to say that I didn't like this story I did like this story I just like in 1982 when it was first made -- as the wrath of -- -- -- That is the system that is the Catholic version.
Siskel and Ebert you know I was aware of -- moviegoers turned for a reliable information on porn films.
But faithful Catholic perspective co host David to -- out.
And -- agreed on us join me you recognize them from the clip they are Siskel and -- was when Siskel and Ebert is just.
Yeah I like to think I'm Ebert and again at school.
Let's talk about.
Star -- major talking about that movie and I happen to see it last week and a personal matter applicant -- -- when -- first came out.
I love the Star Trek series I loved it with -- -- -- with you know.
Alina gender and William Shatner my win and that having me blank I -- -- and I do love the current version and what is what -- what is your take basically on what's wrong what's right with this movie -- -- we have a little bit of it before but you know you really delving into some real theological issues here.
-- in the first Star Trek movie 2009 now they did an amazing job of recapturing a lot of the charm and the relationships between the characters.
That made him so special for for audiences.
But the moral issues which have always been a part of the Star Trek with us -- really kind of lacking in in the 2009 from was a very practical film was about.
Hard to defeat the bad guy.
And this film.
Moral -- come more to -- for you see the characters debating eyebrow.
-- right and wrong and about rules and orders and when it's permissible or even necessary to violate the rules in order to do the right thing.
Yeah are -- dissent is not so much with the sort of the moral overlay of the story.
Yeah we we disagree a little bit about the originality -- now all of them but I.
In light though that when you finally got the name of the guy was Conner was like and I have looked at my friends at.
I -- thoroughly enjoyed the 2009 original.
I just -- to sequel to go sort of boldly where no sequel a done before.
You know but but we did bring up the point that.
The show or the original series.
-- do you deal with religious themes.
Was a very existed in a very secular universities are extrapolated.
-- -- Barry's own injustices them.
The kind of cellular even -- -- -- that even in that kind of of environment there was this sense that there were.
Object object to right and wrong that you could no actually what I -- I think this film does particularly well.
Is it really taps into the creators.
Sincere -- -- in the idea that human beings.
Can act noble yet in this case even heroically and I think that does shine through in this film -- You see that even at the portrayal of Chris -- captain -- he's.
He's not just a frat boy or or or -- us -- grand stander that he does take moral -- serious moral awakening.
I love Chris -- by the way and I just think he's fantastic he's an amazing what.
Makes for you.
As -- as the Catholics is funny but what makes you a good movie board to recommend to the faithful.
I think that as moviegoers aren't even we're going for popcorn blockbuster escapism we're always looking in some way shape or form for the good the true in the beautiful.
So what I hope for from a movie is something that yes it'll it'll entertain us it will perhaps dazzle us with spectacle again it will also.
-- tests to something about the spiritual dimension to life to the fact that.
That life is more than just resolving practical problems meeting our daily needs that there is that there's a meeting and a purpose to life and you can see that and even a proper blockbuster spectacle like out -- -- track.
That I had time.
Actually there was -- papal document.
A -- Pius the twelfth.
That actually dealt with from a Catholic perspective what is an ideal film and it really boil down to something very simple.
Does it uphold and promote the dignity of man does it -- somehow that men can rise above.
They hear and now to to some higher aspiration.
I mean do you think actually that's why pop blockbusters do so well because that's exactly what their themes -- and if you look at the avengers if you look at all -- like.
The old man of steel coming out on the stars like -- these are all kind of in this format that there is some good.
There is dignity and humanity and that evil must be obliterated.
No matter what.
If there is at the same time there's also the flip side of of some of the biggest franchises in the biggest films that that pander to the lowest common denominator.
That -- us down instead of -- -- -- -- and I'm thinking of you know something a movie that's opening this weekend for example the hangover part three.
Okay that's not a yeah I think you're right that's not -- that to me doesn't have blockbuster that's just.
That's what -- sexual harassment but clearly what went up -- theories that would be almost an outline what would be a fast and furious review.
The fast and furious six -- or one through five take your pick.
Actually we haven't seen any of them yet I'm -- see the passengers part six this weekend so viewers can tune -- -- our show next week will be reviewing it.
But it's funny that you actually brought in a blockbuster like much like the avengers I thought -- -- -- you know we really feel that the reality is more people know who Tom cruises The Who -- acquaintances.
And so I think that movie is all well.
A real engagement with the culture -- -- about those big questions of what we talked about the avengers we is that really as an opportunity to contrast.
The sort of -- generation values of Tony Stark.
Against the greatest generation values of Captain America is so even something a popcorn flick like that you can really.
Dialogue about a lot of important thing I didn't really quickly would miss the show real face on bad people they're not gonna viewers can actually -- that.
It actually premieres tonight tonight 830.
On that and they can also watch it streaming.
On the arm and a new York and there's a real great website I want to thank you David this -- -- and Steven greed got us.
Thank you very much for -- and a spirited debate thanks so much he apparently it's great.
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