Nick Alford

Breaking a bad habit: the Catholic Church and LGBTQ+ rights

Director Evgeny Afineevsky’s latest film, ‘Francesco’, is about Pope Francis. It premiered at the Rome film festival in October 2020 and included an interview with the bishop of Rome himself. At some point during this interview, the pope said something extraordinary. Finally, after all these years, the Catholic Church would...
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Posted Dec. 12, 2020

‘Doctor Who’: Fury from the Deep review

Nick Alford reviews the new animation for the 'Doctor Who' serial 'Fury from the Deep', reflecting on how the visual accompaniment to the original soundtrack will bring the serial to life, both in retelling the story to old fans and presenting the story to new fans.
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Posted Oct. 4, 2020