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In 60 Seconds: Maleficent! Belle! Ida! Blended!

Friday, June 06, 2014 1:10 PM Comments (6)

Tonight on Reel Faith, David and I review Maleficient, A Million Ways to Die in the West and the British period piece Belle. (Find out where and when to watch Reel Faith—and check out our new website!)

Maleficent (SDG)

Warmed-over Frozen? My case might surprise you. (See also my full review.)

Belle (DD)

No, it’s not a revisionist take on Beauty and the Beast!

Ida (SDG)

A Polish nun embarks on a trip of discovery in this gorgeous black-and-white period piece.

Blended (DD)

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite for the third time after The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates.

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About Steven D. Greydanus

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Steven D. Greydanus is film critic for the National Catholic Register and Decent Films, the online home for his film writing. He writes regularly for Christianity Today, Catholic World Report and other venues, and is a regular guest on several radio shows. Steven has contributed several entries to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, including “The Church and Film” and a number of filmmaker biographies. He has also written about film for the Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy. He has a BFA in Media Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and an MA in Religious Studies from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Overbrook, PA. He is pursuing diaconal studies in the Archdiocese of Newark. Steven and Suzanne have seven children.