Father Roderick

Father Roderick: a show about movies, travel, fantasy, TV, faith, sci-fi and minimalism.


Rome, The Adam Project, Faith and Art, Horror movies and Twitter alternatives

Japanese Anime, Fallen Angels, The Wall, MacBook experiences

Turning Red, Old Man’s War, Swimming Dinosaurs, Descript Voice Synthesis

Dutch Easter Traditions, Moon Knight, Easter gospels, Organizing for the Rest of Us; Earendil, Nvidia Nerf

Severance, Holy Week, In The Tall Grass, Covid and my Brain, MacBook Pro or Mac Studio?

Inventing Anna, Divine Renovation, James Bond, Sound on Mars and Topaz Video Enhance AI

Heat Pumps, HBO Max and Dinosaurs in Scotland

Laetare Sunday, Encanto, Oceans on Mars, Music Services Compared

Severance review, Prayer and Mindfulness, Embrace Your Weird

The Matrix Resurrections, Fasting Ideas, The Prison Doctor and Smart Magpies

The war in Ukraine, Suspicion review

Superstore; Church Architecture; Tolkien’s Appendices; Car Technology

The Last Airbender; the Mystery of God; Storytelling secrets; Webb’s Selfie

Why you should watch ‘Reset’ on YouTube

Why I loved Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story so much

Spider-Man: No Way Home; Ukraine, Catholics in Crisis; Moon Littering and Domotics

The Harry Potter Reunion; Eternals; Forgiveness, the 5 am Club, Groundhog Day

Don’t Look Up, the Pope and Pets, the High Republic, Rugby Planets and Apple’s AR plans

Boba Fett, The Hail Mary Project, why Catholics like to party!

My thoughts on Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Mythic Quest & Christmas in times of Covid

Secrets of Dumbledore, Ted Lasso, Mythic Quest, Joy vs Cynicism

IKEA Sleepover, Hawkeye, Wheel of Time, Lucid Dreaming

A New Harry Potter Director’s Cut? Red Notice review, the Paramount+ Debacle, the sacrament of Ordination

Dune Part 2; Halloween, All Saints and All Souls; Ghostbusters; New MacBook pros and Meta

Squid Game, James Bond, Niksen and Science Denial

My thoughts on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings

Miracles, Mars and the Matrix

Black Widow, Kids in Church, Sleep and Mars Exploration

Pixar’s ‘Luca’, Traditionis Custodes, Martian Chronicles, Consoles vs. PC

Shadow and Bone, Millionairs in Space, Loki and Thrawn

Ted Lasso, Godparents, Lego and Squids in Space

Raya and the Last Dragon

‘Sweet Tooth’ on Netflix – my review!

The Bad Batch, Shadow and Bone, Religious Vows and Back to the Future

Why I LOVED ‘Nomadland’

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – Season Finale Review

Why I was wrong about the Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Easter, Sonic the Hedgehog, Ikigai, Mars rumblings

Hanna, the Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Holy Week in a nutshell

The Seal of Confession, Strange New Worlds and Deep Nostalgia

Maze Runners and Divine Providence

WW84 problems, Penance, Save the Cat, Mars Rover Perseverance

Tiny House Nation, The Expanse, Saint Lidwina

Golfing on the Moon, Miracle Morning and February Traditions

Kong vs Godzilla, Mars Rover Perseverance, Apple VR

The Muppet Show on Disney Plus, Pet Vision, WhatsApp and Signal

Star Wars Rebels, Lectors, Acolytes and Robot Fish

We need to talk about what happened in Washington DC

The Holiday Show

Remembering Jeremy Bulloch, Disney Plus, Churches and Corona

‘Long Covid’, The Boys, The Mandalorian and the Lord of the Rings 4K

Catholic Winter Traditions, The Last Skywalker, Apple’s M1 Macs

The Mandalorian, Faith, Politics and Star Wars fandom, Stephen Fry and One More Thing

James Randi, Emily in Paris, Terminator Dark Fate, Pope Francis documentary

Star Trek Discovery, Fratelli Tutti and the iPhone 12

Covid-19, Ozark, Fallen Priests, Bedtime Stories

Movie Plot Clich├ęs


Cobra Kai

Wakanda Forever

Spongebob Squarepants and saints for magicians

Home decoration, Double World and patron saints

What we can learn from IKEA’s customer service

Is the Netflix series ‘Cursed’ worth your time?

The Secret of Heaven, Hell and Purgatory, Warrior Nuns and the X-Files

Filthy Rich, the Last Airbender, Yoga and Scifi world-building in games

Artemis Fowl review, Communion & Corona, Apple’s WWDC

They Shall Not Grow Old; virtual liturgy; Dark Tower: The Gunslinger; Scifi adventures

Space Force, Frankincense, Racism and respect, Artemis Fowl and Lord of the Rings

Snowpiercer, holy water squirt guns and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Animal Crossing, Church after Corona, Clone Wars, Taika Waititi and Star Wars

Churches to reopen, Into the Night review, Vader dethroned

UFOs, Dark Phoenix, Clone Wars, Joseph and Mary, The Witcher

Tales from the Loop, Children of Blood and Bone, Anthem

Father Roderick To The Max – Premiere Episode!

Happy Easter, Tiger King & Storytelling, Yesterday, Edge of Tomorrow, West World

Tiger King, Picard Season 1 review, sacred space in Corona times

Lifestyle tips for the Corona Crisis; World War Z; Confession; Snoke and Kylo Ren

Unshaven Talkshow hosts, Pixar’s ‘Onward’ and Vatican Corona instructions

Fear and Faith; the Good Place; Parks and Recreation; Streaming Mass

Contagious patients and the sacraments; Vikings; US Elections & Star Wars Comics

Covid-19, Star Wars: The High Republic, The Two Popes, Lent and Fake Meat

Middle-earth and the Beloved Amazon

Stan Lee, McDonalds, Pandemic and Childhood’s End

Disney Town Hall, Messiah Season 1 and the Oculus Quest

Star Trek Picard; Obi-Wan series on hold and the Oculus Quest

The Witcher, The celibacy book controversy, how to read one book per week

The Irishman, Church closure, R5-D4, YouTube and Podcasting Plans for 2020

Plex Television review, Successful Aging, Saint Nicolas and setting up a 4K TV

Living With Yourself, Our Planet, Advent resolutions, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

The Imagineering Story; Winter Feasts and the poor; Half-Life: Alyx

Disney+: Christmas Morning in November!

Joker vs. Star Wars, For All Mankind, Faith & Science, Fantastic Beasts III and Google buys Fitbit

All Hallows & Saints, my ‘Joker’ review, vlogging mishap, Star Wars in trouble?

Second Age Tales, Raising Dion, Becoming Superman, Gratitude, Dream Projects

George Lucas’ Sequel Treatments, Picard & Discovery, the Amazon Synod, Old Man’s War and Ewoks

Spider-man stays!

Star Wars on Disney+, Religious Vows, Area 51, Easter Island and the iPhone 11

The Future of Stranger Things, Therese of Lisieux, the BTTF Test and VR Nausea

The Dark Crystal

The Rise of Skywalker

Ghostbusters, Jedi Celibacy, Disney+ news and Virtual Dolphins

Virtues and The Dark Crystal, Another Life, Stranger Things, Lego and Ireland in VR


Why Detective Pikachu disappoints; caterpillars and the Pope; Asus Zenfone 6 review

Apollo 11 and the Purpose of Life

Men in Black International

The return of Obi-Wan?

Galaxy’s Edge, Pentecost, WWDC 2019 and Flavours of Youth



Marthas and Marys


My Avengers: Endgame SPOILER-FREE review!

The Notre Dame Fire in Paris

Father Roderick Reacts to the Star Wars IX Trailer

My biggest podcasting dilemma

My thoughts on Google Stadia

Vlogging with the DJI Osmo Pocket

Why I’m an ‘evil’ priest (according to some)

Captain Marvel

Make it so!

Angels and umbrellas

Thomas Aquinas, LEGO and Superheroes

Valentine’s Love

Aquaman, Star Trek Discovery and sacramentals


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Spider-man Far From Home

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