Home Authors Posts by John Mulderig, Catholic News Service

John Mulderig, Catholic News Service

272 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

‘The Boss Baby’ proves amusing, if flimsy

Catholic News Service Fans of Stewie Griffin, the “enfant terrible”of Fox-TV’s “Family Guy,” will know in advance just what effect the folks behind “The Boss...

Avoid the ‘CHIPS’

  Catholic News Service Get your motor running, spring yourself from a cage out on Highway 9, do whatever it takes to get away from the...

‘Life’ — In this space there is no heaven

Catholic News Service Director Daniel Espinosa and screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick adopt a serious tone in the ensemble sci-fi thriller “Life.” Together with deft...

‘Logan’ presents dreary killing fest

Catholic News Service Moviegoers unwise enough to take in a showing of “Logan,” the 10th installment of the Marvel Comics-based X-Men series, will discover that...

‘The Shack’ seeks to justify the ways of God

Catholic News Service “The Shack,” director Stuart Hazeldine’s screen version of William Paul Young’s best-selling novel, represents a serious effort to tackle the problem of...

The end is the beginning in ‘Before I Fall’

Catholic News Service Sound values underlie the conversion story “Before I Fall.” But the path toward its positive conclusion takes twists and turns that will...

‘Get Out’ — Guess who’s coming to frighten you

Catholic News Service Is the thriller “Get Out” as good as all get out? Well, not exactly. Clever social commentary from writer-director Jordan Peele does add...

The 10 best movies and family films of 2016 from Catholic...

Catholic News Service The quality of the best Hollywood films was higher in 2016 than in some recent years. But the outstanding movies of the...

Pointless exercise: ‘A Cure for Wellness’

Catholic News Service The Swiss spa that serves as the primary setting for the creepy, but otherwise pointless horror exercise “A Cure for Wellness” operates,...

Weekend flick? ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ an animated treat

Catholic News Service In 2014’s “The Lego Movie,” Will Arnett voiced an amusingly self-absorbed version of Gotham City's Dark Knight. With the entertaining spinoff “The...

Diocese