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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.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Will Smith stars in Disney’s latest live-action adaptation.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Documentary on the moon landing gets a thumbs-up.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Tolkien isn’t without its pleasures, but they’re mostly on the surface, and the film that bears his name barely touches upon the author’s Catholic faith, which was crucial to his life and work.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
A new documentary explores the colorful life of the late Notre Dame president Father Ted Hesburgh, remembered for his civil-rights activism and his role in a controversial declaration on Catholic universities.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
A classic St. Bernadette feature film is a ‘pick’ this issue.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Marvel’s long-running ‘middle movie’ mania finally builds to an impressively ambitious finale, highlighting both the strengths and the limitations of the franchise as a whole.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
A new documentary explores the hand of Providence and the convergence of faith in the efforts of the pope and the president to crack the Iron Curtain.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Too often Mary Magdalene has been portrayed as a penitent adulteress or prostitute. A new film starring Rooney Mara as the Magdalene and Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus seeks to set the record straight, but there are issues.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Older movies get a thumbs-up
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
The latest DC installment is a lighthearted superhero romp with some darker patches, notable family and religious themes and a few problems.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
Pure Flix’s adaptation of the Planned Parenthood clinic director-turned-pro-life activist makes for a rousing conversion story for the pro-life faithful that’s not entirely without a challenge to the movement.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
The celebrated filmmakers behind Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Lego Movie and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs mount an important challenge to convention in Hollywood animation when it comes to the hero’s dad.