Marco Piaia, SJ


From Russia with… terror! This altered title encapsulates the main features of Shadow and Bone, a dark fantasy set culturally and scenically in the boundless expanses of Siberia. Unlike Game of Thrones (set essentially the early Middle Ages without Christianity) and Harry Potter (where the magical world is a sort of parallel to the Muggle… Read the full article


The Map of Tiny Perfect Things is a film adaptation of a short story by fantasy writer Lev Grossman. The plot is not entirely original: people trapped in a time loop are forced to relive the same day over and over again. The film, directed by Ian Samuels and featuring two teenagers, Margaret (Kathryn Newton)… Read the full article


Enola Holmes is a contemporary take on the detective universe created by Conan Doyle. Based on a series of novels by Nancy Springer, it combines a British setting with plot and characters imbued with the spirit of the United States. Amidst Victorian teapots and clothes, there are invitations to personal independence and to build one’s… Read the full article