Why is modern day Christian art so bad? This might seem like a surprising question, especially coming from a student whose ultimate goal is to produce Christian art. It is nevertheless a valid question, and one which many within the Christian community are currently asking themselves. When one reflects upon the quality of art that […]

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If you are, like me, one of the millions who turned out to see Unbroken, your pre-show entertainment likely included the (hopefully) unwelcome sneak peak of Hollywood’s latest masterpiece otherwise known as Fifty Shades of Grey. The media-labeled “salacious” raunch prompted me to do two things, the first of which was to add mid-preview an impromptu […]

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*Spoilers below* Ever since the 2012 release of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, there has been no shortage of debate and criticism surrounding the new trilogy and its alleged failure to live up to the unprecedented standards of The Lord of the Rings. Initially intended to be a two-part release, the producers of […]

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The Alumni Spotlight is a series of short interviews with graduates of JPCatholic.  The interviews explore their advice for future students, and their thoughts on impacting culture through business, media, and theology.  Today we interview Reggie Badua, who graduated from JPCatholic in 2013 with a B.S. in Communications Media with an emphasis in New Evangelization. 1. Where […]

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Unbroken

December 10, 2014 Student Posts

Modern culture is obsessed with the idea of wholeness. We like solutions because it breaks our heart to see others hurting — especially those we love. I used to think that everything would be sorted out eventually. The right girl would fall for the right guy, the bad guys would get comeuppance, and the lonely […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Maria Mitchell

December 8, 2014 Alumni Spotlight

The Alumni Spotlight is a series of short interviews with graduates of JPCatholic.  The interviews explore their advice for future students, and their thoughts on impacting culture through business, media, and theology.  Today we interview Maria Mitchell, who graduated from JPCatholic in 2013 with an MBA in Film Producing. 1. Where do you currently work? I’m a producer […]

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What Makes a Good Story?

November 28, 2014 Christopher McCarthy

From its very inception in the early twentieth century, the entire history of cinema may be described as a deluge of mediocre films interspersed with a few really good ones. The debate over which films fall into which category has been an ongoing and often heated one. At the center of this debate lies the […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Gayle Heyman

November 3, 2014 Alumni Spotlight

The Alumni Spotlight is a series of short interviews with graduates of JPCatholic.  The interviews explore their advice for future students, and their thoughts on impacting culture through business, media, and theology.  Today we interview Gayle Heyman who graduated from JPCatholic in 2014 with an MA in Biblical Theology. 1. Where do you currently work? I am working […]

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Mom’s Night Out vs. Blended

October 28, 2014 Joe Houde

It’s a random pairing, to be sure, and the only reason I compare the two is because I happened to Redbox them on two consecutive nights. Watching Blended so soon after Mom’s Night Out, I noticed an interesting contrast in the messages these movies carried about marriage and family. First off, can we just talk […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Sr. Miskenta Mariam

October 27, 2014 Alumni Spotlight

The Alumni Spotlight is a series of short interviews with graduates of JPCatholic.  The interviews explore their advice for future students, and their thoughts on impacting culture through business, media, and theology.  Today we interview Sister Miskenta Mariam who graduated from JPCatholic in 2014 with an MA in Biblical Theology. 1. Where do you currently work? I work […]

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