Reviews

September 3, 2014

“Come and See” Bible Studies: An Invitation to Experience Scripture

June 6, 2014

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

June 6, 2014

SDG Reviews ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

The popular young-adult romantic tearjerker raises some existential questions along with its flawed but fairly honest depiction of life with cancer, young love and grief.

May 23, 2014

Reel Faith is back! New 60s! X-Men! Godzilla! More!

May 22, 2014

SDG Reviews ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

A surprisingly human superhero story, despite a huge cast and epic plot, the latest installment in the Marvel mutant saga pits mutants against humans, giant robots and one another — but the real battle is a moral one.

October 4, 2013

Saint Francis movies! Gravity in 60 seconds!

No connection between the two.

September 27, 2013

60s are Back! Cloudy 2! Wizard of Oz! Rush! Prisoners!

August 19, 2013

Reel Faith season finale! In 60 seconds: The Butler! Elysium! More!

August 2, 2013

In 60 Seconds: The Wolverine! 2 Guns! Smurfs 2! More!

July 19, 2013

In 60 Seconds: Turbo! The Conjuring! Pacific Rim! Fruitvale Station!

July 12, 2013

In 60 Seconds: Despicable Me 2! Lone Ranger! More!

July 6, 2013

SDG’s Very, Very Little Movie Glossary

My sometimes obscure review tagging system — explained!

June 14, 2013

Man of Steel: dueling opinions! The Purge! Much Ado! More!

May 3, 2013

In 60 Seconds: ALL THREE Iron Man Movies! Pain & Gain! More!

April 16, 2013

In 60 Seconds: 42! To the Wonder! Jurassic Park! Ghibli! More!

December 7, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Anna Karenina! Hitchcock! More!

November 16, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Skyfall! Wreck-It Ralph! Flight! More!

October 9, 2012

My Most Dubious Review…Evah?

October 5, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Frankenweenie! Looper! Hotel Transylvania! More!

August 16, 2012

In 60 Seconds: ParaNorman! Odd Life of Timothy Green! Bourne! Total Recall!

August 14, 2012

Sarah Greydanus Reviews Whisper of the Heart

August 3, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Ruby Sparks! Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3!

July 27, 2012

Lots of 60s! The Watch! Dark Knight Rises! Savages! Spider-Man! More!

June 29, 2012

In 60 Seconds: To Rome With Love! Beasts of the Southern Wild! More!

June 22, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Pixar's Brave! Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!

June 15, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Moonrise Kingdom! Rock of Ages! More!

June 12, 2012

DON'T read reviews of Pixar's 'Brave'!

The trouble with spoilers … and the magic of discovery.

June 8, 2012

In 60 Seconds: Prometheus! Madagascar 3! Snow White!

February 10, 2012

The Grey: Liam Neeson vs. Wolves and God

December 16, 2011

Brad Bird's Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is … Incredible

November 22, 2011

Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Happy Feet 2, Descendants: In 30 Seconds!

November 14, 2011

Fr. Barron's Catholicism, J. Edgar, Harold & Kumar: in 30 seconds!

November 8, 2011

Tower Heist & In Time: In 30 Seconds!

November 4, 2011

Occupy the Movie Theater!

A number of current movies, including Tower Heist and In Time, come along at the right moment to tap into the Occupy zeitgeist.

November 4, 2011

Occupy the Movie Theater! (Part 2)

A number of current movies, including Tower Heist and In Time, come along at the right moment to tap into the Occupy zeitgeist.

October 28, 2011

Puss in Boots, Anonymous & The Three Musketeers in 30 Seconds!

October 21, 2011

The Mighty Macs & Footloose in 30 seconds!

October 14, 2011

In 30 Seconds: The Way, Real Steel, Ides of March, 50/50 and more!

October 7, 2011

'Real Steel' a punishing ordeal

October 3, 2011

Dumbo & The Lion King: Overrated or Must Haves?

Why I’m not a big fan of two of Disney's most beloved films … and, for all-y’all who disagree with me, what's on the new Blu-ray/DVD special editions.

September 27, 2011

Reel Faith is back—and what you can do about it!

April 12, 2011

Let's Avoid the Hop (oh baby)

April 12, 2011

Let's Avoid the Hop (oh baby) Part 2

April 1, 2011

Winter's Bone – in 30 Seconds!

March 28, 2011

Inception—in 30 Seconds!

March 15, 2011

What We're Willing to Live With

March 12, 2011

Conversion Stories

Franklin Freeman reviews Marcel LeJeune's 'Set Free to Love: Lives Changed by the Theology of the Body.'

March 9, 2011

Of Gods and Men – in 30 Seconds

March 8, 2011

The Social Network – In 30 Seconds!

March 4, 2011

The Adjustment Bureau – In 30 Seconds!

February 8, 2011

30-second movie reviews—in verse!

February 4, 2011

Sanctum an unholy affront

Serial euthanasia and atrocious dialogue at 5000 feet below

February 4, 2011

Sanctum an unholy affront (Part 2)

Serial euthanasia and atrocious dialogue at 5000 feet below

December 29, 2010

True Grit and the Grace of God

December 29, 2010

True Grit and the Grace of God (Part 2)

December 17, 2010

Tron: Legacy – end of (the) line?

December 17, 2010

Tron: Legacy – end of (the) line? (Part 2)

December 3, 2010

UPDATE: Reel Faith: The Advent/Christmas edition!

December 1, 2010

Fantasia/Fantasia 2000: New on Blu-ray/DVD

December 1, 2010

Fantasia/Fantasia 2000: New on Blu-ray/DVD (Part 2)

November 12, 2010

We Are What We Watch

What Reality TV Costs Us

October 8, 2010

New on DVD: Edith Stein: The Seventh Chamber

October 5, 2010

Tale as Old as Time: New on Blu-ray/DVD

October 1, 2010

The Social Network

July 9, 2010

CultureGauge.com is a New Weapon for Parents

July 7, 2010

Toy Story 3 is Sexist?

March 31, 2010

Mystery, Meditation, Power, Prayer

New Book Connects the Rosary and the Mass

March 24, 2010

On DVD: The Blind Side

March 23, 2010

'Up In The Air' Falls Flat On Its Face

What do you think of this Oscar-nominated movie?

March 16, 2010

Archbishop Dolan's Rockin' Little Book

March 11, 2010

The Stoning of Soraya M: New on DVD

February 12, 2010

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief

February 9, 2010

Crazy Heart

January 26, 2010

Vatican List Film "Rome, Open City" and Rossellini's War Trilogy

January 15, 2010

The Lovely Bones