Birds on a Branch

‘Of Gods and Men’

As I watched Of Gods and Men, the mesmerizing fact-based French movie about the martyrdom of seven French Trappists in 1990s Algeria, the word “embedded” came to mind. In the past decade we have become familiar with this term in reference to the military practice of tucking a war reporter into a company of...

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About the Author

Richard Alleva has been reviewing movies for Commonweal since 1990.