Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Away in a Hollywood Manger

Faith and film go together like … well, oil and water. They tend to sit one on top of the other, never really successfully merging. Ronnie Convery asks whether movies are the right medium for mystery.

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Why so serious?

“Why so serious?” Remember those adolescent days when your friends would repeat this with irritating insistence? Jonathan Parreño wants to know why Todd Philipp’s new Joker film is so unremittingly grim.

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Art & Culture

Child’s Song

I had a silver penny once
and a yellow toy balloon
But I lost my penny
down a drain
and the wind stole
my balloon.

A poem by Peter McCrudden Convery

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Art & Culture

Adam

I am clay, dust,
Colour of rust,
Earthy, muddy,
Soil born, ruddy,
So feminine,
Cursed by sin.

A poem by Joseph Evans

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