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Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Anna and Elsa’s relationship is a major improvement on the first film, and Kristoff gets a song this time, but in almost every other way this sequel is lost in the woods.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
A Christmas classic makes the to-watch list.
Steven D. Greydanus
The producer of the Harriet Tubman biopic, which enjoyed a strong opening weekend, talks about her passion for the film’s heroine and why Tubman’s courage, determination and religious conviction were crucial to the project.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Co-creators Robert and Michelle King have done ‘good’ with other shows, but their new show is about a seminarian and a skeptic taking on Evil.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
An accessible, faith-friendly overview of a complex and sprawling life, Harriet is a rousing if simplified telling of a story neglected by Hollywood for far too long.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
ON FILM: Silence, reflection, the search for meaning and the interior life are among the hallmarks of Paul Harrill’s work.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Stop-motion Caroline gets a thumbs-up.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Three adult survivors of clerical sexual abuse in childhood band together to confront Church authorities and face their trauma in this emotionally persuasive fact-based French drama.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
A new documentary coming to theaters for a pair of stand-alone screening events adds to a growing film library about the Divine Mercy devotion and its founder.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Shakespeare makes the thumbs-up list.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Joaquin Phoenix is queasily persuasive as a troubled loner in crisis in this comic-book origin story, but the film lacks adequate moral perspective.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
A Bing Crosby classic is a ‘pick.’
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Pitt stars in a serious-minded sci-fi epic with notable religious resonances, but its grasp falls too short of its reach.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
The classic Aladdin is a pick.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
A farm-focused documentary is deemed a ‘pick.’
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
An acclaimed first-person documentary, filmed in secret, lays bare the psychological and cultural toll as well as the human-rights abuses of the state’s war on the family.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Extraordinary true story gets a thumbs-up.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Star Trek fans will approve of this weekly offering.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
The La La Land filmmakers reunite to explore the private life of Neil Armstrong and the triumphs and tragedies of the space race.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
ON FILM: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s historic moonwalk by watching one of a trio of the best documentaries ever made about the Apollo project.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Two must-see Keaton films from 1924
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Resting lion face: Disney’s latest photo replica of a 1990s Renaissance classic is the most slavish — and pointless — to date.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
1995 family film is a pick.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
The Infinity War Endgame is over, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes on, with Tom Holland’s likable Webhead battling mysterious forces while on vacation in Europe.
Arts & Entertainment
The Editors
A remake is designated a ‘pick.’
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Philosophical and existential mysteries weigh against moral problems in this unnecessary, inventive, fraught coda to Pixar’s great trilogy.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Apocalyptic and postapocalyptic scenarios are huge on the big and small screens right now.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Add Arabian adventure to your film list.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
It’s just about everyone vs. everyone else in this MonsterVerse sequel, with King Kong waiting in the wings for 2020.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
A Jim Caviezel movie gets a thumbs-up.