Director: Mike Flanagan
Starring: Zach Gilford, Henry Thomas, Annabeth Gish, Kate Siegel, Hamish Linktater, Michael Trucco, Rahul Kohli, Kristin Lehman
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Midnight Mass, Episode Three, Book III: Proverbs starts in the aftermath of the miracle in the last episode, where we continue to see how Father Paul has found his way into the position, as his new methods has seen the biggest turn outs in years in the church, with everyone looking for their own miracle to help them get through everyday life.
With most of the town starting to feel more positive, a confrontation of forgiveness will look to change the mindset of the people involved, while Sheriff Hassan questions how the public schools decision to give out the Bible, over his own faith Muslim beliefs.
Thoughts on Midnight Mass, Episode Three, Book III: Proverbs
Thoughts – Midnight Mass, Episode Three, Book III: Proverbs starts to get to the deeper meaning behind everything going on, on the island, where Father Paul starts to see the change in religious mentality on the island, with the heavy Christian influence, being challenge by the Muslim Sheriff wanting to see the study of other religions, not just the Christian one, in the public school. The tension in the film does seem to be sizzling, without diving into the full horror yet, with this episode focusing more deeper meaning in education of religion. We will get the first sighting of the creature lurking on the island too, which is what we have been waiting to see.
Star of the Episode – Sheriff Hassan – The Sheriff gets the focus on this episode, which will see how he is starting to question a few changes happening on the island, diving into his past, while having the biggest heart to heart he could with his son.
Best Part of the Episode – The religious debate.
Final Thoughts – Midnight Mass, Episode Three, Book III: Proverbs has the bigger religious debate, showing what might be coming to this island with the next biggest threat.