Movie Review: ‘The Devil and Father Amorth’

This glimpse into the world of absolute darkness seems, for the most part, artistically -- or perhaps it would be better to say journalistically -- justified.
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Movie Review: ‘Chappaquiddick’

Screenwriters Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen and director John Curran portray rather than explain the mysterious callousness shown by Sen. Kennedy after the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.
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Movie Review: ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’

Catholic viewers will appreciate a scene in which Paul celebrates the Eucharist and gives Luke Communion as well as the way those facing slaughter in the arena prepare themselves by reciting the Our Father.
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Movie Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

While entirely free of the negative elements, the movie's underlying worldview involves an uneasy combination of secularism and magical thinking.
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Movie Review: I Can Only Imagine

Dennis Quaid brings his formidable talent to bear in the faith-driven drama
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Movie Review: ‘Red Sparrow’

Not one sparrow, so we are assured on the highest authority, falls to the ground without God's knowledge.
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Movie Review: ‘Annihilation’

Writer-director Alex Garland's "Annihilation," a blend of sci-fi and horror, starts off promisingly, its understated tone and matter-of-fact dialogue ratcheting up audience dread.
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Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’

Though the mayhem on screen, which ranges from hand-to-hand combat to a high-flying, high-tech dogfight, is treated with restraint, touches of vulgarity may give some parents of older teens pause. Weighing on the other side of the scale, however, is the racial empowerment that drives the narrative and the significant themes the film tackles in...
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Movie Review: ‘Samson’

Overall, this tale of faith-motivated derring-do is a pleasant piece of entertainment that's appropriate for a broad audience.
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Movie review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

More than a few parents have, no doubt, had occasion to be alarmed at how easily — and how often — kids become absorbed by gadgetry these days.
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Movie Review: ‘Ferdinand’

The book is a brief one, so it's not surprising that the film's plot feels somewhat padded. But good values go a long way in masking this defect and in maintaining a receptive mood among viewers.
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Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Despite the high price of a movie ticket these days, patrons are unlikely to come away from a showing of the engrossing sci-fi epic "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (Disney) feeling shortchanged.
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