Fiercely Unpredictable: First Reformed

By Thomas Puhr. Paul Schrader takes Christianity seriously: no small feat, given that many “Christian” movies today are of the schmaltzy, Sunday School variety (i.e. God’s Not Dead, Heaven Is for Real). The writer-director’s latest offering, First Reformed (2017), reconfirms his status as one of America’s most unpredictable filmmakers (his last feature was 2016’s hyperviolent, … Continue reading Fiercely Unpredictable: First Reformed