Philip Endean SJ looks at the dynamic of wrath in the 1996 film, Shine. What can we achieve by becoming aware of the presence of sin in our lives?
Morgan Spurlock’s 2004 film Super Size Me does showcase the sin of gluttony, argues James Hanvey SJ, but not necessarily on the part of the consumer.
Greed is good: true or false? Michael Kirwan SJ tackles this question by watching Danny Boyle’s Shallow Grave, in which he sees traces of a much older morality tale.
Sloth is often thought of as an 'unspectacular sin', says Rob Marsh SJ, but we would do well to pay more attention to its real nature and the dangers of falling into its trap.
Steve McQueen’s Shame generated a media storm with its bleak portrayal of sex addiction. Gemma Simmonds uses the film as a lens through which we can think seriously about the sin of lust.
In The Talented Mr Ripley, Matt Damon is a young musician who takes advantage of a misunderstanding to further his ambitions. How does his character show that pride can be, quite literally, deadly?
Nathan Koblintz explores the envious relationship between Salieri and Mozart in Peter Shaffer’s Oscar-winning film, Amadeus (1984).
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