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

Reel Time | November 2016

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews the films Deepwater Horizon, Sully, and The Light Between Oceans.

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP

St. Anthony Messenger

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

The Magnificent Seven

A chivalrous parable that showcases self-sacrificing heroism, "The Magnificent Seven" (Columbia) can be read as illustrating, in microcosm, Catholic theology's theory of a just war.

John Mulderig

Movies & Television

Reel Time | October 2016

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews the films Queen of Katwe, The Little Prince, and Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang.

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP

St. Anthony Messenger

Bridget Jones’s Baby

Typically, romantic comedies do not revolve around characters our youth-crazed culture tends to dismiss as middle-aged. "Bridget Jones's Baby" (Universal) is a charming exception.

John P. McCarthy

Movies & Television

Blair Witch

Turning the 1999 ultra-low-budget "The Blair Witch Project" into a franchise has meant turning the saga into a conventional slasher film with little suspense and predictable setups.

Kurt Jensen

Movies & Television

Reel Time | September 2016

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews the films Gleason, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, and Fatima.

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP

St. Anthony Messenger