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‘Christopher Robin’ movie an enchanting visit to the past

NEW YORK (CNS) -- It's always dangerous to tamper with perfection. And, if there were ever a perfect world, it must be that of...

Movie Review: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

NEW YORK -- Apparently, it's time to check in again with everybody's favorite prehistoric era, because here comes "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" (Universal). Director J.A....

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” and Movie Briefs for 5/26/18

NEW YORK -- Before he grew up to be Harrison Ford, intergalactic freebooter Han Solo was Alden Ehrenreich -- or so at least the...

“Pope Francis: A Man of His Word” review

NEW YORK  -- Veteran filmmaker Wim Wenders respectfully profiles the current successor of St. Peter in the well-crafted, sometimes moving documentary "Pope Francis: A...

By the final reel: films for Lent with conversion themes

Catholic News Service NEW YORK -- Lent is intended to be a season of ongoing conversion for the baptized, as well as of increasing conformity...

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” offers action and pleasing plot twists

Catholic News Service NEW YORK  -- Despite the high price of a movie ticket these days, patrons are unlikely to come away from a showing...

‘Suburbicon’ home of middle-class depravity

Catholic News Service Corruption lurking under the placid surface of life in the suburbs is hardly a new theme. But the image of universal middle-class depravity...

‘Same Kind of Different as Me’ has its heart in the...

Catholic News Service Viewers committed to scriptural values will be inclined to cut the good-hearted but uneven drama “Same Kind of Different as Me” some...

‘The Snowman’ Nordic whodunit is too grusome

Catholic News Service Though it presents itself as a complex, thinking person’s thriller, “The Snowman,” director Tomas Alfredson’s adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s best-selling crime novel,...

‘American Made’ feels too turbulent and bumpy

Catholic News Service “American Made,” the wild, fact-based story of airline pilot-turned-gun-runner Barry Seal (Tom Cruise), is far too turbulent for youngsters and even too...

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