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The Devil and Father Amorth – A-II (NR)

The Devil and Father Amorth – A-II (NR)

| John Mulderig | April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

In this age of media saturation, there can’t be many human activities that have yet to be captured on film or videotape.
According to William Friedkin, director and narrator of “The Devil and Father Amorth” (The Orchard), however, his brief, mostly straightforward documentary includes just such a novelty: the first authorized footage of a Catholic exorcism.

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Rampage – A-II (NR)

Rampage – A-II (NR)

| John Mulderig | April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Those looking for a film that seriously engages with the human condition or advances the art of cinema will not find what they’re looking for in “Rampage.”

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Tragedies and blessings have taught Roma Downey to ‘seize the moment’

Tragedies and blessings have taught Roma Downey to ‘seize the moment’

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of Roma Downey’s life lessons came from her mother’s cabinet full of broken china.

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Chappaquiddick – A-III (PG-13)

Chappaquiddick – A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

On July 18, 1969, commander Neil Armstrong and his crew were hurtling toward the moon aboard Apollo 11 and Sen. Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy of Massachusetts seemed to be running on the inside track in the race for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 1972.

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Body and soul: Personal trainer promotes exercise as way to honor God

Body and soul: Personal trainer promotes exercise as way to honor God

| Denis Grasska | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The catechesis that personal trainer Jordan Friske provides during every workout session is no mere afterthought.

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A Quiet Place – A-III (PG-13)

A Quiet Place – A-III (PG-13)

| Kurt Jensen | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The compact, stylish horror film “A Quiet Place” might be a parable about resisting tyranny.

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The Miracle Season – A-II (PG)

The Miracle Season – A-II (PG)

| Sister Hosea Rupprecht | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Make sure you have your tissues handy when you go to see “The Miracle Season.”

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A comic book look at ‘The People’s Pope’ (L)

A comic book look at ‘The People’s Pope’ (L)

| Mark Judge | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Francis: The People’s Pope,” a graphic biography by journalist and cartoonist Ted Rall, is, in its way, a celebration of the current successor of St. Peter.

Written from a far-left political perspective, the book calls Pope Francis a refreshing new leader but argues that he isn’t liberal enough.

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I Can Only Imagine A-II (PG)

I Can Only Imagine A-II (PG)

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dennis Quaid brings his formidable talent to bear in the faith-driven drama “I Can Only Imagine.”

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New Testament prof sorts out plausible, implausible in new ‘Paul’ movie

New Testament prof sorts out plausible, implausible in new ‘Paul’ movie

| March 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Don’t take everything you see in the new movie “Paul, Apostle of Christ” as, well, gospel. Even the filmmakers have said much of what is on screen is conjecture.

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Early Man — A-II (PG)

Early Man — A-II (PG)

| Sister Hosea Rupprecht | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nick Park, the creative genius behind so many Aardman Animations claymation comedies spanning more than two decades, finally makes his feature-length directing debut with “Early Man.”

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Black Panther — A-III (PG-13)

Black Panther — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Though the mayhem on screen, which ranges from hand-to-hand combat to a high-flying, high-tech dogfight, is treated with restraint, touches of vulgarity may give some parents of older teens pause. Weighing on the other side of the scale, however, is the racial empowerment that drives the narrative and the significant themes the film tackles in a thoughtful way.

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