Religious Movies

September 5, 2014

SDG Reviews ‘Calvary’

A good priest walks a hard road in a difficult, deeply moving film.

April 11, 2014

Video Reviews: God’s Not Dead! Captain America! More!

March 21, 2014

SDG Reviews ‘Noah’

Rocking the boat: The first major big-studio Bible film in decades is a provocative take on the venerable story of the Flood.

March 21, 2014

Interview: ‘Noah’ Writer-Director Darren Aronofsky and Co-Writer Ari Handel

The makers of the first major big-studio Bible film in decades talk about the flood story and their film with the Register’s film critic.

February 19, 2014

Everybody chill out about the ‘Noah’ movie

May 29, 2012

SDG Reviews 'For Greater Glory'

¡Viva Cristo Rey! Epic film celebrates a historic Catholic struggle for religious freedom that resonates with our own times.

October 21, 2011

SDG Reviews 'The Mighty Macs'

A sweetly old-fashioned sports movie celebrates the unlikely success of a tiny Catholic women's college basketball team.

October 7, 2011

SDG Reviews 'The Way'

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez travel the ancient pilgrimage route together and finish their journey of faith with a flourish.

October 5, 2011

Hollywood and the Bible: How can filmmakers get it right?

September 29, 2011

Moses, Spielberg & DeMille: Why Spielberg should do the next Moses movie

A Moses story is the sort of project that could possibly inspire and challenge Spielberg to strive for a crowning achievement comparable to The Ten Commandments in DeMille's career.

September 22, 2011

SDG Interviews the 'Machine Gun Preacher'

Sam Childers talks about his opening biopic, his work in the Sudan and his interactions with Catholics.

June 10, 2011

SDG Reviews 'The Tree of Life'

Tale of grace vs. nature asks important questions.

May 5, 2011

SDG Reviews 'There Be Dragons'

Muddled Josemaría Escrivá biopic has flashes of real religious feeling.

April 8, 2011

SDG Reviews 'Soul Surfer'

True story rides wave of faith and family and triumph over tragedy.

March 18, 2011

How Catholic is Of Gods and Men?

March 9, 2011

SDG Reviews 'Of Gods and Men'

A transcendent spiritual portrait of faith, love and martyrdom.

October 20, 2010

Is Hollywood Rediscovering Religion?