James Delingpole James Delingpole

Profound and original and unashamedly religious: Midnight Mass reviewed

It is refreshing to see the lengthy onscreen depiction of Catholic ceremony – and not what you’d expect from Netflix

Not since The Exorcist in 1973 has a priest been depicted as an honest-to-God fighter against evil: Hamish Linklater as Father Paul. Credit: EIKE SCHROTER/NETFLIX © 2021

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