agamboi has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ during 2020.

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★★

    It is obvious that our brokenness is often most painfully experienced with respect to our sexuality. My own and my friends' struggles make it clear how central our sexuality is to the way we think and feel about ourselves. Our sexuality reveals to us our enormous yearning for communion. The desires of our body ⁠— to be touched, embraced, and safely held ⁠— belong to the deepest longings of the heart and are very concrete signs of our search for oneness. It is precisely around this yearning for communion that we experience so much anguish.

    Henri Nouwen, Life of the Beloved, 73.

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    The Actually Good Christian Movie Marathon (5 of 6)

    Review to come

  • A Hidden Life

    A Hidden Life

    ★★★★★

    George Eliot wrote that "the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs." When this quote appears as the final line of A Hidden Life, it drops like a bomb. It functions as a hermeneutical key given only at the last possible moment, causing…