Robert Pattinson stars in a scene from the movie "Good Time." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R -- restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. (CNS photo/A24) See MOVIE-REVIEW-GOOD-TIME Aug. 23, 2017.

Good Time

Gritty and intense, the ironically titled crime drama "Good Time" (A24) actually charts some very grim hours in the lives of its central characters.

John Mulderig

Catholic News Service

Bill Skarsgard stars in a scene from the movie "It." The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R -- restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. (CNS/Warner Bros.) See MOVIE-REVIEW-IT-(EMBARGOED) Sept. 7, 2017.

It

Moviegoers looking for nothing more than to be unsettled will likely be satisfied with the horror adaptation "It" (Warner Bros.).

John Mulderig

Catholic News Service

Candice Bergen, Michael Sheen, Eden Grace Redfield, Nat Wolff, Reese Witherspoon, Jon Rudnitsky, Lola Flanery and Pico Alexander star in a scene from the movie "Home Again." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG-13 -- parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. (CNS photo/Open Road) See MOVIE-REVIEW-HOME-AGAIN Sept. 8, 2017.

Home Again

Genteel decorum prevails in the romantic comedy "Home Again" (Open Road). At least, it does so everywhere beyond the confines of its protagonist's bedroom. The result is a morally mixed film in which kindly characters follow the misguided marital and sexual dictates of contemporary society.

John Mulderig

Catholic News Service

Sing

"Sing" (Universal) is a generally amiable but flawed musical cartoon, populated mostly by animals. While the essential values of this show-biz fable are respectable enough, writer-director Garth Jennings incorporates elements into his film that make it unsuitable for youngsters.

John Mulderig

Movies & Television

Incarnate

Somewhere in the planning stages of "Incarnate" (BH Tilt), someone must have thought it would be a good idea to combine elements of Christopher Nolan's 2010 tour de force "Inception" with tropes that have been familiar to moviegoers at least since Linda Blair's head went spinning round in "The Exorcist" way back in 1973.

John Mulderig

Movies & Television

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fans of British novelist P.G. Wodehouse have a special place in their hearts for one of his most memorable comic creations, a shy and eccentric newt fancier with the immortal name Augustus Fink-Nottle.

John Mulderig

Movies & Television

Trolls

Parents trolling for family fare at the multiplex need look no further than "Trolls" (Fox)

John Mulderig

Movies & Television

Doctor Strange

What Tilda Swinton can conceive, Benedict Cumberbatch can achieve in "Doctor Strange" (Disney).

John Mulderig

Movies & Television

The Birth of a Nation

Nat Turner's Rebellion, an 1831 insurrection among the enslaved people of Southampton County, Virginia, represented the most serious challenge of its kind ever posed to slavery in the antebellum South.

John Mulderig

Movies & Television

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Director Tim Burton is on his home turf with the gothic fantasy "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" (Fox).

John Mulderig

Movies & Television