Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Movie Reviews

20180614T1221 0175 CNS MOVIE REVIEW TAG 800Jake Johnson, Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm and Annabelle Wallis star in a scene from the movie "Tag." (CNS photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)NEW YORK (CNS) -- Some rituals of childhood bonding are best left in the past. The cringe-inducing "Tag" (Warner Bros.) is a perfect example. 

20180607T0954 17910 CNS MOVIE REVIEW NEIGHBOR 800Fred Rogers, the much-loved children's television figure, who died in 2003, right, is pictured with David Newell, as Speedy Delivery's Mr. McFeely, in the documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (CNS photo/Lynn Johnson, Focus Features) NEW YORK (CNS) -- First off, to answer everyone's question about "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (Focus), the cheerful and reverent documentary about Fred Rogers, creator and host of the PBS stalwart "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood": Will it make you cry?

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?