Category: Film

Stairway to Mormonism: A Review of Shaun Micallef’s Latest Spiritual Journey

With the opening of The Book of Mormon musical in Melbourne and now Australian comedian Shaun Micallef’s Stairway to Heaven documentary exploring the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you could say, ‘the Mormons are coming!’ Shaun Micallef was raised Catholic and even considered becoming a priest before he studied law and ultimately ended up in comedy. His latest TV documentary, Stairway to Heaven, immerses himself in various religions all across the world. He began with Hinduism in India and will continue on to spiritualism in Brazil and Christian fundamentalists in Texas, but not before a stop in...

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Meet the Mormons, Again

New Faces New Stories!! If you’re visiting Salt Lake City and find yourself wondering why the epic, fictional-but-representational pioneer saga, Legacy, isn’t playing at the Legacy Theater at Temple Square, the answer is simple: with 15 million Mormons, we’ll be busy for a while adding “new stories” to the Meet the Mormons film that occupies the grand IMAX-style theater where Liza once found Zion and blessed her ox. Wait, there’s a new Meet the Mormons Movie? Kind of. Starting July 16, 2016 there will be more Mormons to meet. See the trailer to see what I mean. A few...

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