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Steven D. Greydanus
Anime-influenced animated series proves to be a ‘pick.’
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
ON FILM: We’re a long way from the days when award-winning films were also popular crowd-pleasers, but as much as we love to hate the Academy Awards, they still matter.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Harriet gets a thumbs-up.
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Steven D. Greydanus
Religious themes graced an unusual number of notable films in 2019, which our critic says may be the best movie year of the decade — with one notable caveat.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
What is new from 2019 and Netflix?
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Shakespeare adaption gets a thumbs-up.
Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
The life and death of Blessed Franz Jägerstätter offers cinematic giant Terrence Malick his most fruitful challenge in years.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
Disney+ Highlights
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Steven D. Greydanus
Hope and forgiveness highlight a fact-inspired drama about a cynical journalist’s life-changing encounter with the world’s least cynical celebrity.
Arts & Entertainment
Steven D. Greydanus
One of the year’s best films is a brilliant, devastating documentary.
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.