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Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

| Joseph McAleer | November 3, 2016 | 4 Comments

In the Gospel of John, Jesus tells his disciples, “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
That statement is vividly realized in “Hacksaw Ridge,” which recounts the extraordinary heroism of Army medic Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield) during the Battle of Okinawa in the closing days of World War II.

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Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

| John Mulderig | November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

As directed and co-written by Scott Derrickson, this first big-screen adventure for the Marvel Comics superhero who debuted in print back in 1963 showcases a surfeit of magical nonsense and New Age rigmarole concerning spell-casting, astral bodies and the like. Accordingly, it’s not at all suitable fare for impressionable youngsters.

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Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Few films come to the screen with the kind of storied pedigree that lies behind “Ben-Hur.”

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Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond

| Joseph McAleer | July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty years after its debut on television, “Star Trek” bursts onto the big screen again in its 13th feature-film outing.

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Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

| John Mulderig | July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Few films released over the last several decades have embedded themselves as firmly in the public consciousness as the 1984 comedy “Ghostbusters.”

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Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

| John Mulderig | May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Newcomers to the Marvel Comics universe may find themselves bewildered by the turbulent adventure “Captain America: Civil War.”

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

| John P. McCarthy | December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

With “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, the most popular series in film history resurfaces after a 10-year hiatus.

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Spotlight

Spotlight

| John Mulderig | November 10, 2015 | 2 Comments

The clergy abuse-themed drama “Spotlight” is a movie no Catholic will want to see. Whether it’s a film many mature Catholics ought to see is a different question entirely.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron

| John Mulderig | April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The seemingly ever-expanding media universe centered on Marvel Comics spawns yet another property with the arrival of the so-so sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

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