Arts & Entertainment

August 23, 1998

A Thief of Hearts and Goods

The tragic story of a mother, a child, and a criminal symbolizes the collective ravages of communism on a people

August 16, 1998

The Power of a Holy Man’s Words and Deeds

Richard Attenborough's epic Gandhi explores the private life and public impact of a champion of non-violence

August 16, 1998

Zorro Rides Again

Latest version of screen hero's exploits wins the day with self- deprecating humor and old-fashioned derring-do

August 9, 1998

Faith and Superstition in the Time of the Plague

Ingmar Bergman's classicThe Seventh Seal wrestles with questions of the end times

August 9, 1998

World WarII Meets the Hollywood Hype Machine

The ultra-violent Saving Private Ryan is noteworthy, but it's not all that Spielberg and the media say it is

July 12, 1998

An Unusual Look Behind Enemy Lines

La Grande Illusion sizes up war and the virtue of great men

July 12, 1998

Seduced by The South and by Scarlett

The most successful movie of all time is re-released on the silver screen

July 5, 1998

Silent Triumph of the Human Spirit

Even without sound, Fritz Lang's classic Metropolis remains a haunting story of man vs. machine

July 5, 1998

Alien Fascination for the Masses

A big-screen-sized dose of paranoia to thrill X-Files fanatics

June 21, 1998

Running for God’s Greater Glory

Chariots of Fire delves deeply into the souls of competitors on the track

June 21, 1998

A Political Fantasy Direct from the Hollywood Bubble

Warren Beatty's Bulworth is a silly stew of his hard-left ideas

June 14, 1998

Two-Fisted Priest Stands Up for Workers On New York Docks

June 14, 1998

A Touching Fable in Cattle Country

The Horse Whisperer falls short on reality, but saves itself with sincerity and passion

May 31, 1998

Natural Wisdom vs. Spiritual Deficiency

May 31, 1998

Rationalizing Americans’ Moral Decay

May 31, 1998

Deep Impact Makes Shallow Impression

May 10, 1998

Circus Vagabonds Find Virtue on the Road

La Strada, Fellini's 1954 classic, offers an enduring message for modern believers

May 10, 1998

Featherweight Creatures From Heaven

In City of Angels, happiness and personal fulfillment are everything

May 3, 1998

Character Studies In the Old West

Stagecoach has more on its mind than just who can shoot a six-gun

May 3, 1998

Portrait of a Sad and Sordid Childhood

Anti-Catholicism badly damages critically acclaimed drama of a young criminal

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