Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Monday, April 23, 2018

Movie Reviews

20180322T1454 15709 CNS MOVIE REVIEW PAUL APOSTLE OF CHRIST 800 James Faulkner stars as Paul in a scene from in the film "Paul, Apostle of Christ." (CNS photo/Sony Pictures)

NEW YORK (CNS) -- In the long history of the church, perhaps no partnership has been more consequential than that between St. Paul the Apostle and his disciple, St. Luke.

20180307T1155 15218 CNS MOVIE REVIEW WRINKLE TIME 800 Reese Witherspoon and Storm Reid star in a scene from the movie "A Wrinkle in Time." (CNS photo/Disney)NEW YORK (CNS) -- Director Ava DuVernay's youth-oriented fantasy film "A Wrinkle in Time" (Disney) wants to blow your mind.

20180202T1114 14304 CNS MOVIE REVIEW SHAPE OF WATER 800Michael Shannon, Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer star in a scene from the movie "The Shape of Water." (CNS photo/Fox) NEW YORK (CNS) -- Can a lovelorn yet sensuous cleaning lady in 1962 Baltimore find true love with a blue and yellow and sometimes glowing fish-man from the Amazon?

20171019T1124 12321 CNS MOVIE REVIEW SNOWMAN 800Michael Fassbender stars in a scene from the movie "The Snowman." CNS photo/Universal)NEW YORK (CNS) -- Though it presents itself as a complex, thinking person's thriller, "The Snowman" (Universal), director Tomas Alfredson's adaptation of Jo Nesbo's best-selling crime novel, is not above dabbling in penny-dreadful sensationalism.

20171017T1039 12249 CNS MOVIE REVIEW ONLY BRAVE 800Josh Brolin stars in a scene from the movie "Only the Brave." (CNS photo/Columbia)NEW YORK (CNS) -- The heartbreaking true story of an elite Arizona firefighting team comes to the big screen in "Only the Brave" (Columbia).