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Movie Review: 'Eye in the Sky'
Apr 28 2016
The suspenseful military drama “Eye in the Sky” (Bleecker Street) examines a sprawling topic, the war on terrorism.

Intense book challenges status quo on churches’ approach to racism
Apr 28 2016
Readers may disagree with what Hart writes, but his words may provide enlightenment for Christians willing to address racism.

Movie Review: "The Huntsman: Winter’s War"
Apr 21 2016
Positioned to bookend the action of 2012’s “Snow White and the Huntsman,” this lavishly staged adventure is well intentioned but dull.

Movie Review: "The Jungle Book"
Apr 15 2016
Check out "The Jungle Book" (Disney), a lavish retelling of the 1894 collection of stories by British author Rudyard Kipling, in theaters now!

Movie Review: 'God's Not Dead 2'
Apr 05 2016
The very real threats to religious freedom in contemporary society could serve as the theme for a valuable documentary or a thought-provoking drama.

Movie Review: "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"
Apr 01 2016
Darkness hovers over the neighboring cities of Gotham and Metropolis.

Movie Review: 'The Young Messiah'
Mar 24 2016
Director and co-writer Cyrus Nowrasteh’s screen version of Anne Rice's 2005 novel “Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt” sensitively explores the mystery of the Incarnation.

Author gives strong, clear portrait of U.S. priest killed in Guatemala
Mar 18 2016
Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda tells the inspiring story of Father Stanley Rother, from his days of growing up in rural Oklahoma to giving his life for the people of Guatemala.

Movie Review: 'Miracles From Heaven'
Mar 18 2016
A wife and the mother of three daughters, Christy (Jennifer Garner) is going about her everyday life in the Fort Worth area of Texas when tragedy strikes without warning,

Movie Review: 'London Has Fallen'
Mar 10 2016
When North Korean terrorists besiege the White House in 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen,” Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) leaps into action.

Saints and Spies: Pope Pius XII’s secret war against Hitler
Mar 10 2016
Pope Pius XII, who some critics say remained silent during the Holocaust, played a pivotal role in coordinating covert spy operations and efforts to take down Adolf Hitler, a U.S. author said.

'Condemned' movie series featured in March on TCM
Mar 05 2016
For three decades, the Catholic Legion of Decency held great sway not only over Catholic movie audiences but also the Hollywood film industry.