Movie Reviews

Movie Review: ‘Deadpool 2’

A second helping of excessively violent action with a side of foul-mouthed sarcasm is on offer in "Deadpool 2" (Fox), director David Leitch's follow-up to the 2016 original. 
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Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

An insight into the personality, thinking and global influence of the first pontiff in the long history of the church. A work of high quality that can be recommended for a wide range of age groups.
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Movie Review: ‘Tully’

Director Jason Reitman's comedy "Tully" winds up strongly affirming marriage and family life. Yet his film takes such a rocky path to that positive outcome that most viewers may not wish to follow it.
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Movie Review: ‘Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash’

The movie, which is suitable for all, teaches strong moral lessons about self-sacrifice, personal responsibility, the value of science and the need to be conscious of what's going on around you.
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The most unexpectedly religious film of the year

I am going to maintain that A Quiet Place is the most unexpectedly religious film of 2018.
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Movie Review: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Strong pro-life values are embedded in the towering, richly complex Marvel Comics-based adventure "Avengers: Infinity War."
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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: A Quiet Place

Taken strictly on its surface, this movie is a story about how strong, trusting family ties can overcome any obstacle.
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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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