Father Roderick

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

Captain Marvel

In this episode: Rødecaster Pro first impressions; Captain Marvel review; Leaving Neverland; a plastic-free Lent; LEGO movie maker and Amazon's LOTR series is set during the Second Age.

Make it so!

In this episode: The end of the busiest three months ever; Carnival; Star Wars Celebration; Lost in Space; Transcendence; Spielberg's Netflix criticism. Also: Lent; In the Closet of the Vatican's weak ending. Picard series character breakdown.

Angels and umbrellas

In this episode: looking back at the Vatican summit; reviews of Umbrella Academy (Netflix) and Alita: Battle Angel. Also, Prime has started marketing for their Middle-earth series with a cool map; more thoughts on the Vatican summit; and a...

Thomas Aquinas, LEGO and Superheroes

In this episode: Mom is back home, Vatican hosts conference addressing abuse by clerics; Oscar Isaac about Star Wars Episode IX; The Expanse season 2; The Net with Sandra Bullock; Russian Doll. Also, Superhero feedback by Luis Escobar; LEGO as...

Valentine’s Love

In this episode: Mom in the hospital; doing the first live-stream for my Dutch TV show in a real studio. Also, a review of Paddington; re-watching The Last Jedi and finding new tidbits; reading progress in The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and...


In this episode: recuperating after launching a new Dutch channel; looking forward to the Tolkien biopic; religion in Star Trek Discovery and a review of the movie Roma. Plus, Candlemas explained. 

More ghost-busting? Count me in!

In this episode: winter has arrived in The Netherlands and other parts of the world; the Star Wars fan-film Vader: Shards of the Past controversy; the teaser trailer for a sequel to the original Ghostbuster movies; discovering new layers in the...

Spider-man Far From Home

In this episode: tough weeks are finally over; Spider-man Far From Home; Throw-away culture and consumerism vs. simplicity and the true cost of things; A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George RR Martin and the Silmarillion (audio-book); Google...

Practically perfect in every way

In this episode of Father Roderick: The Christmas Break that wasn't; Mary Poppins Returns; Bohemian Rhapsody; Spiderman - Into The Spiderverse; The Americans; Mortal Engines. Also, Italian children's gift-giving witch explained; Ultima Thule...

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